Horatio Alger Kansas Scholarship Program

Website: https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/program_kansas.cfm

Deadline: October 25th, 2012

Horatio Alger Kansas Scholarship

5 $5,000 Scholarships Awarded
Funded through the generosity of the Walter and Suzanne Scott Foundation

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

Eligibility

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

  • be enrolled full time as a high school senior in Kansas, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following graduation;
  • have a 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 ($50,000 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 Kansas; and
  • be a citizen of the United States

2012- 2013 ACT Test Dates

Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
*September 8, 2012 August 17, 2012 August 18 – 24, 2012
October 27, 2012 September 21, 2012 September 22 – October 5, 2012
*December 8, 2012 November 2, 2012 November 3 – 16, 2012
February 9, 2013 January 11, 2013 January 12 – 18, 2013
*April 13, 2013 March 8, 2013 March 9 – 22, 2013
June 8, 2013 May 3, 2013 May 4 – 17, 2013

Students can register online at http://www.actstudent.org

 

The test dates listed in bold are when the test will be given at Burlingame. The fee for the test is $35, test plus writing test is $50.00 and is to be paid on line, if a student meets special circumstance requirements a fee waiver can be filed. Student can see me for help with this.