The Horatio Alger Military Veteran’s Scholarships

Horatio Alger Military Veterans Scholarship – $5,000

Applications for the Horatio Alger Military Veterans Scholarship will be accepted from July 2, 2007 through September 28, 2007. If you wish to apply for a general Horatio Alger Scholarship, please visit our Scholarship page.

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society.


The applicants selected for the Horatio Alger Military Veterans Scholarship will exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Be a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan or Operation Iraqi Freedom and be a recipient of one of the following campaign medals: Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, or Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (awarded for service in Afghanistan or Iraq only)
  • Prove honorable service record under the United States Military
  • Intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) at an accredited college or university in the United States (awardees may begin their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • No more than 60 cumulative semester/credit hours by the end of the spring 2007 term.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Demonstrate critical financial need
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency

Please Note:

  • Scholarship recipients will be required to attend school on a full-time basis (24 credits hours per calendar year) in order to receive this scholarship. Individuals who are not planning to attend college on a full-time basis should not apply for this scholarship.
  • Scholarship recipients do not receive direct payment of their scholarship funds. Funds are only disbursed to a student’s current school and may only be used for tuition, fees, books, and on-campus housing. Funds may not be used to pay off student loans or credit cards.

Questions not related to receipt of paperwork can be sent to

(Thanks Lois for the link:)

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