Fort Dodge Community School District

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Local Scholarship Opportunities

2022-2023 FDSH Scholarship Application - pick up in the Counseling office.

Students interested in applying for local scholarships are able to use the above application link, one application should be printed for each scholarship you are applying for with the correct name at the top.  Students are responsible for printing and submitting by 3:00 p.m. on February 1, 2023.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Local Scholarships Requiring Standard Form Due in Counseling
Alice Granger 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Allen Simpson Scholarship 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Ava Passow 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Butler School Builders 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Claire Wallace 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Cooper School 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Dean & Doris Clark 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Duncombe Elementary 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Emerson & Pauline Dawson 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Feelhaver Elementary School 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge Fire Department 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
For the Love of Choir 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
FD Athletic Booster Club 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge Education Association 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge MLS 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Gail Niceswanger Memorial 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Great Western Bank 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Harvey & Eva Scheerer 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Henry W. Hawley 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Hillcrest School 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
John & Eva Amond 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Julia M. Cormack 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Marvel & Helen Hemphill 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Michael Schminke Improv 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Milan C. (Lug) & Darlene Macek 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Habhab 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Mr. & Mrs. Moses Habhab 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Pingel Tyre & Auto Centre 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Rabiner Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.
Sumer Heman Memorial 2/1/2023 by 3:00 p.m.


Scholarships Requiring Special Forms Due in Counseling  Application Form/Link
Arthur & Virginia Scholarship 4/1/2023 Special form
Carl & Eva Swanson Scholarship
Cecil Mae Schmoker Scholarship 3/16/2023 Special form
Community Foundation 3/1/2023 Special form
Credit Union Scholarships
Dean & Cindy Track Scholarship    
Fort Dodge Band & Orchestra 2/1/2023 Special form
FD Creditors Scholarship 3/16/2023 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Paul Reisner Business 3/1/2023 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Bill Kurtz Music 3/1/2023 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Becky Joslin 3/1/2023 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Jeff Jenkins    
FD Fine Arts/Jeremy Calderia 3/1/2023 Special form
FDHS Alumni Association 2/1/2023 Special form
Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis Club 3/16/2023 Special form
Fort Dodge Noon Lions Memorial 2/1/2023 Special form
Fort Dodge Rotary Club Scholarship 2/1/2023 Special form
Friendship Haven/Bess Pettycrew 3/12/2023 Special form
Friendship Haven/Dr. William & Edna Remer 3/12/2023 Special form
Friendship Haven/John & Eva Amond 3/12/2023 Special form
Friendship Haven/The Reach Higher Scholarship 3/12/2023 Special form
Future Science Teacher Scholarship 5/1/2023 Special form
Hawkeye Community Theatre 4/1/2023
James W. & Francis M. Ackerman Charitable Foundation 2/1/2023 Special form
JEM Future Math or Science Teacher 2/1/2023 Special form
Joe "Bear" Crooks Scholarship 2/1/2023 Special form
Kenn Patterson Marketing Scholarship 2/1/2023 Special form
Mildred & Milo L. Hayes Education Foundation 3/15/2023 Special form
New Covenant Christian Church Moxie Scholarship 2/1/2023 Special form
Orville O'Connell Memorial 2/1/2023 Special form
R.E. & Grace Kautzy 2/1/2023 Special form
The Robyn Osterberg Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2023 Special form
United Bank of Iowa 5/1/2023 Special form
Wade Wheat Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2023 Special form
Webster County Retired School Personnel 2/1/2023 Special form
William Hubel Scholarship 3/1/2023

Resources for Locating Scholarships & Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Fastweb Scholarship Search - The Iowa Student Aid Commission encourages this scholarship search tool.  You enter information about yourself and it gives you free information about scholarships for which you are eligible. - since 1998, this free scholarship search has been a valuable resource for finding money for college, with more than 3,000 scholarship sources worth up to $3 billion.  It's privacy practices have been approved by both TRUST and BBB Online.

School Soup - is a new scholarship search that is sponsored by the College Board.  

The College Scholarship Guide provides actionable tips on applying for scholarships, and also helps students realize how accessible and truly valuable getting a scholarship can be. 

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