Canada’s largest need-based scholarship provider, Horatio Alger Association has recently announced that it is going to launch a new scholarship program for the technical and vocational studies in the country. According to the Horatio Alger Association, the scholarship can be easily used for career and trading programs at the country’s significant non-profit schools.
According to the non-profit charitable organization, 25 scholarships under the Horatio Alger Vocational and Technical Education Scholarship are valued at $3,000. By the looks of it, each student is going to be awarded $3,000 each in the year 2019.
To be qualified for the scholarships, the applicant should have at least completed his/her high school degree. Additionally, the applicants with high school equivalency credentials, moreover the ones enrolled in the certificate program or technical degree of three or fewer years. Furthermore, the applicants under 30 years of age are also eligible to avail the scholarship.
Moreover, the Horatio Alger Scholarships are often awarded to students who have a dire financial need. The charitable trust will always choose an applicant with a strong character, academics as well as commitment for pursuing higher education along with a desire to make the society of Canada better.
The charitable association separates the scholarships for undergraduate studies. Since 2012, more than $5.1 million as scholarships has been awarded to 866 young and deserving Canadians.
The charitable non-profit organization said that the company is thrilled to expand the scholarship program of Horatio Alger. It will include the awards for technical and vocational education, according to the Horatio Alger Association’s President in Canada, Prem Watsa. Mr. Prem Watsa is a member of the non-profit organization since 2012.
Prem Watsa also said that trades are the backbone of a country. And the non-profit organization is incredibly proud of supporting the young Canadians to pursue what they want to do.
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