Horatio Alger Indigenous Achievement Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association of Canada
August 01, 2024

The Horatio Alger Association of Canada provides $1.2 million annually in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories.

The Horatio Alger Indigenous Achievement Scholarship is for Indigenous students starting a four-year post-secondary program in the fall.  This is a renewable award of $2,500.

How to Apply

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger Indigenous Achievement Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • First Nation (status and non-status), Inuit and Métis students must be in their final year of  high school
  • Students whose home Indigenous community are in the Northwest or Yukon Territories or Nunavut
  • Enrolled full-time in a high school within Canada at time of application
  • Must be starting in a four-year post-secondary program within Canada full-time in September
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number.

Deadline: August 1

While enrolled in post-secondary students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and a full-time course load to receive the renewed support each year.