Mission: The Alexander Hamilton Friends Association identifies young Americans with a strong sense of integrity and a passion for service. Through practical training programs, internship experiences and financial assistance, AHFA aims to help them develop their goals to become the leaders of tomorrow.
Programs: To recognize high school students for their academic, personal, service and entrepreneurial achievements and to select students for the hamilton leaders academy. This recognition is in the form of a cash scholarship, award certificates, bio-sketches of winners appear on the ahfa website and news releases are sent to city, state, and federal elected officials as well as local newspapers. Winners of the hamilton award are automatically enrolled in the hamilton leaders academy where they join a distinguished cohort of peers from across the us who learn from one another and grow together as they take steps towards a college education.
our first year hamilton leaders academy year begins with conference calls hosted by college admissions professionals and discusses the college search, the college essay and the college application. We also provide each student with individual peer and adult mentorship to help them through the college admissions and transition process. In addition to assistance with college entrance, our first year curriculum focuses on helping students to identify their core values and teaches them how to use th
our second year hamilton leaders academy begins during the students' first year of college. In this academic year, we focus more on technical skills such as financial literacy, day planning and time management. We believe that effective time management and debt avoidance are essential to the success of college students. The second year ends with an international volunteer experience in guatemala. This experience is meant to expand students' worldview and to expose them to a global perspective. T