• 170 scholarships of up to $10,000 awarded by the Horatio Alger Association of Canada

    “2020 marks a milestone for the Association. With these 170 new Horatio Alger Scholars, we will have awarded scholarships to over one thousand hard-working Canadian students since the program’s inception in 2012”

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  • 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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  • 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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$1.2 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.