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Dollars for Scholars affiliates help students everywhere. To connect with one in your community, visit our handy Affiliate Search. Don't see a local affiliate? Click here to find out how you can bring Dollars for Scholars to students in your hometown.


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About Our Program

The nationwide network of Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars affiliates started in 1958, when our founder, Dr. Irving Fradkin, created a community scholarship fund in Fall River, Massachusetts. More than 500 affiliates now serve students across the nation.

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Affiliate Spotlight

By anyone’s measure, an annual fundraising auction that raises $150,000 would be considered a success. So when you consider that Yelm Dollars for Scholars operates in a town of only 7,000 people, the measure of success is off the charts!

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Affiliate Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Dollars for Scholars Affiliate Awards. We will once again honor regional and national Affliates of the Year, New Affiliates of the Year and Volunteers of the Year; regional winners will earn $1,000 scholarships for their affiliates, and national honorees earn an additional $2,000! Click "Read More" to submit a nomination!

Current Affiliates

Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars offers a full suite of online administration tools! Click below to log in to ChapterNet, where you can manage your website, your scholarships and your contacts. You can also find training, user guides and other resources.

Become an Affiliate

Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars affiliates help students in communites across the nation; chapters receive 501(c)(3) certification, ChapterNet online management software, and the resources and customer service of the nation's largest provider of private scholarships. Click "Read More" for an in-depth guide to getting started (opens in a new window).


If you're a Dollars for Scholars volunteer -- or you're looking to start or get involved with a chapter -- we're here to help. Find your contact for chapter services, ChapterNet technical support, marketing questions and more.


If you haven't created your profile in the Student Center yet, now is a great time to do so! By filling in your basic information just once, you'll match to your local chapter's scholarships -- as well as Scholarship America's national programs. It's free and easy!