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Dollars for Scholars Local Support That’s

Felt Nationwide.


Our community-based Dollars for Scholars network distributes local scholarships to local students.

Community-based. Volunteer-driven.

As the nation’s most extensive grassroots scholarship program, Dollars for Scholars provides a wealth of student assistance by harnessing the power of community—thousands of volunteers and donors empowering students in their own backyards.

“Being involved in this organization has taught me what a small group of community-minded people can accomplish. I’m really grateful for the people in our community. It has been a pleasure working with Dollars for Scholars because it is all of us together.”
Roxanne “Rocky” Thompson, 2018 Dollars for Scholars Volunteer of the Year, Swanville, MN

Dollars for Scholars is dedicated to hometown student success.

10,000 volunteers
432 chapters nationwide
25 average years in operation