Horatio Alger - Denny Sanford Scholarships

 

 

Scholarships at 12 Universities


In January of 2018, First PREMIER owner and philanthropist, T. Denny Sanford announced a $30 million endowment to the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a non-profit educational organization dedicated to helping individuals pursue dreams through higher education.

  • This transformative gift was the single largest donation ever received by the Association, since its inception in 1947.
  • Through this endowment, the Horatio Alger – Denny Sanford Scholarship program was established.
  • The program will provide $3 million per year in scholarships over 10 years for Horatio Algers scholars choosing to attend any of 12 qualifying universities.


Receiving up to $250,000 in scholarship funds per year from the Horatio Alger-Denny Sanford Scholarship Program are:

  • University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD)
  • South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD)
  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
  • University of California San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • National University (San Diego, CA)
  • Long Island University (Brookville, NY)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)


Receiving up to $150,000 in scholarship funds per year from the Horatio Alger-Denny Sanford Scholarship Program are:

  • Augustana University (Sioux Falls, SD)
  • University of Sioux Falls (Sioux Falls, SD)
  • Dakota State University (Madison, SD)
  • South Dakota School of Mines (Rapid City, SD)
  • Black Hills State University (Spearfish, SD)


To apply, speak to your university counselor.