• Christiane Germain and Walter Schroeder selected to receive the 2020 International Horatio Alger Award

    – Recipients to be honoured at Washington, D.C. ceremony in April 2020 –

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  • The Association’s third annual Excellence Gala will take place on October 28, 2019 in Toronto

    We hope you will join us in celebrating the accomplishments of fellow compatriots who are doing great things for our country.

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  • Horatio Alger Association of Canada opens undergraduate scholarship application process nationwide

    A total of 170 need-based scholarships will be awarded. Students are encouraged to file their applications before the October 25, 2019 deadline.

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  • $900,000 in scholarships awarded to 170 students by the Horatio Alger Association of Canada

    Since 2012, over $5.1 million in scholarships have been awarded to 866 deserving young Canadians.

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  • Jay S. Hennick to receive the 2019 International Horatio Alger Award

    – Global Chairman and CEO of Colliers International and Founder and Chairman of FirstService Corporation to be honoured at Washington, D.C. ceremony –

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  • Excellence Gala raises $4 million for need-based post-secondary scholarships

    Event took place on October 30 in Toronto, Ontario

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  • Horatio Alger Association of Canada releases first-ever Voices of Our Youth Survey

    The first-of-its-kind survey polled more than 2,000 Canadians aged 14-23

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  • David Johnston discusses Voices of Our Youth on Global News

    Horatio Alger Member David Johnston tells Global News host Mercedes Stephenson that he is optimistic about the future.

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  • Wayne Gretzky: You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take

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  • Brian Mulroney: Higher Education is the key to Canada’s prosperity

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$1.2 Million Awarded in Scholarships Annually

Scholarships are awarded annually to full-time students in their terminal year of high school with financial need, who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record.