Ak-Sar-Ben Horatio Alger Scholarship Program, a partnership with Horatio Alger, Ak-Sar-Ben and Team Mates
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|Provided by:||Horatio Alger Association|
|Funded through the generosity of The Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation. The Ak-Sar-Ben Scholarship Program is a partnership with the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation, the Horatio Alger Association and TeamMates. Through this partnership college scholarships will be made available to young people in Nebraska and western Iowa who have overcome extreme financial obstacles and adversity, as well as mentoring throughout their undergraduate career|
|To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger Ak-Sar-Ben Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: be enrolled full time as a high school senior in Nebraska or western Iowa, 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 Nebraska OR western Iowa in the counties of Adair Fremont Page Adams Greene Pottawattamie Audubon Guthrie Plymouth Buena Vista Harrison Ringold Calhoun Ida Sac Carroll Lyon Shelby Cass Mills Sioux Cherokee Monona Taylor Clay Montgomery Union Crawford O'Brien Woodbury Dickinson Osceola be a citizen of the United States|