Fort Dodge Community School District

Local Scholarship Opportunities

2020-21 FDSH Scholarship Application

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, 2021.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Local Scholarships Requiring Standard Form Due in Counseling
Alice Granger 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Ava Passow 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Butler School Builders 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Claire Wallace 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Cooper School 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Dean & Doris Clark 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Duncombe Elementary 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Emerson & Pauline Dawson 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Feelhaver Elementary School 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge Fire Department 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
For the Love of Choir 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
FD Athletic Booster Club 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge Education Association 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge MLS 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Gail Niceswanger Memorial 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Golden "K" Kiwanis Award 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Great Western Bank 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Harvey & Eva Scheerer 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Henry W. Hawley 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Hillcrest School 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Jeri Collins Memorial 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
John & Eva Amond 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
John Shekey Memorial 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Julia M. Cormack 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Kayla Jones Memorial 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Marvel & Helen Hemphill 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Michael Schminke Improv 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Milan C. (Lug) & Darlene Macek 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Habhab 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Mr. & Mrs. Moses Habhab 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Pingel Tyre & Auto Centre 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Rabiner Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Shirley Grady Dismute Memorial 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Sumer Heman Memorial 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.
Wiima Meusborn Olson 2/1/2022 by 3:00 p.m.

 

Scholarships Requiring Special Forms Due in Counseling  Application Form/Link
Arthur & Virginia Scholarship 4/1/2022 Special form
Beta Sigma Phi 2/1/2022 Special form
Carl & Eva Swanson Scholarship   csascholars.org
Cecil Mae Schmoker Scholarship 3/16/2022 Special form
Community Foundation 3/1/2022 Special form
Credit Union Scholarships   citizenscu.com
Fort Dodge Band & Orchestra 2/1/2022 Special form
FD Creditors Scholarship 3/16/2022 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Paul Reisner Business 3/1/2022 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Bill Kurtz Music 3/1/2022 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Becky Joslin 3/1/2022 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Jeremy Calderia 3/1/2022 Special form
FDHS Alumni Association 2/1/2022 Special form
Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis Club 3/16/2022 Special form
Fort Dodge Noon Lions Memorial 2/1/2022 Special form
Fort Dodge Rotary Club Scholarship 2/1/2022 Special form
Friendship Haven/Bess Pettycrew 3/12/2022 Special form
Friendship Haven/Dr. William & Edna Remer 3/12/2022 Special form
Friendship Haven/John & Eva Amond 3/12/2022 Special form
Friendship Haven/The Reach Higher Scholarship 3/12/2022 Special form
Future Science Teacher Scholarship 5/1/2022 Special form
Hawkeye Community Theatre 4/1/2022 hawkeyetheatre.com
H.C. Meriwether Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2022 Special form
James W. & Francis M. Ackerman Charitable Foundation 2/1/2022 Special form
JEM Future Math or Science Teacher 2/1/2022 Special form
Joe "Bear" Crooks Scholarship 2/1/2022 Special form
Kenn Patterson Marketing Scholarship 2/1/2022 Special form
Mildred & Milo L. Hayes Education Foundation 3/15/2022 Special form
New Covenant Christian Church Moxie Scholarship 2/1/2022 Special form
Orville O'Connell Memorial 2/1/2022 Special form
R.E. & Grace Kautzy 2/1/2022 Special form
The Robyn Osterberg Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2022 Special form
United Bank of Iowa 5/1/2022 Special form
Wade Wheat Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2022 Special form
Webster County Retired School Personnel 2/1/2022 Special form
William Hubel Scholarship 3/1/2022 holytrinitywci.org

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.

Scholarship.com - 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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