The Horatio Alger Association has announced that Fabiola Alvarez, a Cutler Bay High School senior, has been recognized as one of 21 students to receive the 2018 Horatio Alger Florida Scholarship. Recipients will receive a scholarship in the amount of $10,000, which will be disbursed throughout their college careers.
Since 1984, Horatio Alger Association members and friends have been funding need-based college scholarships to support deserving young people, helping them overcome adversity and pursue dreams through higher education. So far the Association has awarded more than $125 million to some 20,000 students.
In addition to undergraduate scholarship support, the Association offers a number of services and opportunities to Horatio Alger Scholars: financial aid and scholarship counseling; college readiness tools; support and referral services; mentoring programs; alumni association, and graduate grants.