Horatio Alger Ontario Scholarship Program
Criteria: Program provides assistance to students with financial need who have displayed perseverance in overcoming adversity, maintained a minimum grade of 65%, and plan to complete a degree. Applicants must be year 4, enrolled full-time, and involved in co-curricular and community activities.
Essay Required: Two required essays
Value: Awards up to $10,000
Other Documentation: Certification form from school, an online letter of support and a copy of each parent's most recent annual income tax return
Criteria: For students entering university and in their final year of full-time studies. Minimum overall average of 85% (last three years final grades). The selection criteria includes character, commitment to community service and leadership potential.
Essay Required: Two short essays
Value: 126 cash awards available at different levels.
Other Documentation: Scholarships are available to both school sponsored (3 max.) and non-sponsored students.