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About Dollars for Scholars
At the heart of Scholarship America lies our Dollars for Scholars division—nearly 1,000 locally based, volunteer-driven chapters serving students in 2,850 communities across the country. With support from our national office and six regional offices, Dollars for Scholars chapters help hometown students achieve their educational goals by raising scholarship funds, establishing endowments, providing assistance with college readiness and the financial aid process, and distributing scholarships each year.
ChapterNet is an innovative online chapter management tool developed by Scholarship America. This technology platform allows chapters to build websites, manage scholarships, and reduce paperwork -- and it is included as part of the annual affiliation fee. Watch the video below to learn more about this powerful platform; if your chapter is interested in getting started with ChapterNet, visit the Chapter Portal. (To start a new chapter, click here; to log in if you're a ChapterNet user already, click here.)
Volunteer With Dollars for Scholars
To find a chapter in your community and get in touch, visit the Dollars for Scholars Chapter Search. If there's no chapter where you live and you're interested in starting a Dollars for Scholars chapter in your community, click here to find out more benefits and how to sign up. Finally, if you are a current Dollars for Scholars chapter volunteer, click here to log in to the Chapter Portal.
The Collegiate Partners program involves nearly 450 colleges, universities and technical schools to help maximize the impact of financial aid from our organization. Many even have matching-fund agreements, and all are committed to helping students get the most out of their Dollars for Scholars scholarship. To download the PDF directory listing all of our current Collegiate Partners, benefits for each, and contact information, click here.
The Dream Award
Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a new multi-year, performance-based scholarship fund targeted toward completion. These renewable, annually-increasing awards will be given to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year of education beyond high school.
The Scholarship Coach
Scholarship America's blog, The Scholarship Coach, appears weekly at USNews.com, featuring expert advice on all kinds of scholarship issues. Here on the site, we feature a new highlight from the blog every week, and you can also download a free Scholarship Coach e-book!
Inspired By You
Our 2012 Annual Report, Inspired By You, features the students who are inspired by their scholarship support—and the donors and friends who inspire them.Visit the online report to read their stories and hear from our President, Lauren Segal.