• The 2022 Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Application is Now Open

    December 1, 2021 - March 15, 2022


  • Pandemic led to decline in mental health of high school graduates and anxiety about the future, study finds

    Study commissioned by the Horatio Alger Association of Canada finds that young Canadians were left frustrated and negatively impacted by online learning

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

    “In a year unlike any other, it is a privilege to award scholarships to 170 remarkable students who have faced adversity and strived to overcome it"

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  • Thank you to our donors

    The Association extends deep appreciation to the individuals, foundations, and corporations for their altruistic investments directly impacting the lives of young Canadians who are committed to pursuing their dreams of higher education.

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  • These inspiring initiatives are helping vulnerable Canadians get through the pandemic

    The Rt. Hon. David Johnston features the Horatio Alger Association of Canada in an essay for the Globe and Mail

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  • Walter Schroeder selected to receive the 2022 International Horatio Alger Award

    – Recipient to be honoured at Washington, D.C. ceremony in April 2022 –

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

    Public Service Announcement

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

    Public Service Announcement

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The Horatio Alger Association of Canada is a charitable organization dedicated to the belief that hard work, honesty and determination can conquer all obstacles.

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$1.68 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.