Congressional Black Caucus Foundation


The CBCF has awarded scholarships to talented and deserving students for nearly three decades. Each year, we award more than 200 scholarships to students across the United States. Recipients demonstrate leadership ability through exemplary community service and academic talent, while other received need-based scholarships to reward their persistence in pursuing a quality education. Our scholarship programs support current or upcoming college students across a variety of disciplines.

Horatio Alger State Scholarship


State scholarships are awarded to eligible students in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. The program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders.

WSCA High School Scholarship


Together with the WSCA, Xello and Method Test Prep are extremely excited to be able to continue engaging and inspiring Wisconsin students to achieve their fullest potential. Four $1,000 scholarships are available for Wisconsin seniors. Applicants are asked to reflect on their experiences with school counselors and how counselors have helped prepare them for their post secondary path. 

Annual CGTrader Scholarship


Every year CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology by writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives.


  • 1st place - $2,000
  • 2nd & 3rd place - $500


  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • High school senior, undergraduate or graduate student
  • Enrolled full-time in an academic institution

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. Career & Technical Scholarships


The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr.  Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.


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