HORATIO ALGER OHIO SCHOLARSHIPS

Region: Ohio
High School: No High School Affiliation

Description

The Horatio Alger Ohio Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students in the State of Ohio who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity and who aspire to pursue higher education.

Qualifications

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

*be enrolled full time as a high school senior in Ohio, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following graduation;
*have strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution located in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution);
*critical financial need ($55,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred; if higher, an explanation must be provided);
*involvement in co-curricular and community activities;
*demonstrate academic achievement (minimum grade point average of 2.0);
*be a resident of Ohio; and
*be a citizen of the United States