Both students and parents have wished for a good college education to survive the demands of employments these days. Achieving that bachelor degree can be illusive perhaps due to the financial obligations it entails. The parents have worked day and night to support their kids’ college education but still it seems that without assistance college education may be unlikely. The good thing is some individuals have also experienced the same difficulties thus they started a college education financial aid program to help each student achieve a bachelor degree.
The Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship has become the nation’s biggest college degree program financial assistance provider. It specifically supports high school students who have faced difficulties and have surpassed them. The Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship thru the Augustana University has worked together to offer scholarships to senior high school students who plan to enroll at Augustana. These students must demonstrate their financial need, involvement in community service, show honesty and determination in overcoming hardships and must have a GPA of 2.5. There will be a total of 6 scholarships at $25,000 each which will be awarded over the course of four years.
To begin with the application for the Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship you must complete the free Application for Admission and Scholarship form first via the Augustana University website. Applicants will be required to submit documents such as their high school transcript and their ACT or SAT scores. Other requirements are an essay and letters of recommendations. Among the Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship eligibility requirements are the students must be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the US, with plans to enter college after the graduation, with critical financial need based on $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income, the applicant should also pursue not any other degree program but must aim for the bachelor degree and has participation in community services. After which the applicant can register to the Horatio Alger website to complete an Eligibility Quiz. This quiz will measure your English skills such as the appropriate use of punctuations and capitalization. After the successful quiz you may start completing the application via the website. The application should be completed and submitted by October 25th or May 15th. The student applicants should attend the National Scholars Conference in spring to receive the grant.
For more information about the scholarship you may call the Augustana Office of Financial Aid at 605 274 5216 or start with your application registration for the Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship on https://application.horatioalger.org/Security/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f