• 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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  • 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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  • 2017 Horatio Alger Association of Canada Annual Report

    View the Annual Report

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  • Horatio Alger Association of Canada further expands scholarship giving

    Beginning this year, a total of 170 need-based scholarships will be awarded

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  • 85 persevering students awarded scholarships from the Horatio Alger Association of Canada

    The winners include five recipients of the $10,000 Horatio Alger National Entrepreneurial Scholarships and 80 recipients of the $5,000 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships.

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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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$650,000 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.