Upward Bound at Avila University is pleased to announce our first scholarship winner! Upward Bound provides a scholarship writing course during the summer before the students’ senior year and continues to offer a writing lab two Saturdays a month for seniors to work on scholarships. While scholarship committees are still reviewing applications, we have had one student already be awarded a big scholarship!
Grandview High School
Kaytlynn was awarded the Horatio Alger Scholarship ($5,000). The Horatio Alger Missouri Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students in the State of Missouri who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity and who aspire to pursue higher education.
The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is dedicated to the simple but powerful belief that hard work, honesty and determination can conquer all obstacles. Today, through its Members, the Association continues to educate our nation's young people about the economic and personal opportunities afforded them by the promise of the American free enterprise system. Through its scholarship programs, the Association encourages students to pursue their own version of the American Dream. While providing scholarship opportunities, Association Members mentor the Scholars and underscore the importance of service to others. The Members work directly to provide promising young people with the support, education and confidence needed to realize their aspirations.