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 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Ava Passow 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Butler School Builders 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Claire Wallace 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Cooper School 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Dean & Doris Clark 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Duncombe Elementary 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Emerson & Pauline Dawson 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Feelhaver Elementary School 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge Fire Department 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
For the Love of Choir 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
FD Athletic Booster Club 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge Education Association 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge MLS 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Gail Niceswanger Memorial 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Golden "K" Kiwanis Award 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Great Western Bank 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Harvey & Eva Scheerer 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Henry W. Hawley 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Hillcrest School 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Jeri Collins Memorial 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
John & Eva Amond 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
John Shekey Memorial 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Julia M. Cormack 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Kayla Jones Memorial 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Marvel & Helen Hemphill 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Michael Schminke Improv 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Milan C. (Lug) & Darlene Macek 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Habhab 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Mr. & Mrs. Moses Habhab 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Pingel Tyre & Auto Centre 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Rabiner Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Shirley Grady Dismute Memorial 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Sumer Heman Memorial 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.
Wiima Meusborn Olson 2/1/2021 by 3:00 p.m.


Scholarships Requiring Special Forms Due in Counseling  Application Form/Link
Arthur & Virginia Scholarship 4/1/2021 Special form
Beta Sigma Phi 2/1/2021 Special form
Carl & Eva Swanson Scholarship
Cecil Mae Schmoker Scholarship 3/16/2021 Special form
Community Foundation 3/1/2021 Special form
Credit Union Scholarships
Fort Dodge Band & Orchestra 2/1/2021 Special form
FD Creditors Scholarship 3/16/2021 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Paul Reisner Business 3/1/2021 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Bill Kurtz Music 3/1/2021 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Becky Joslin 3/1/2021 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Jeremy Calderia 3/1/2021 Special form
FDHS Alumni Association 2/1/2021 Special form
Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis Club 3/16/2021 Special form
Fort Dodge Noon Lions Memorial 2/1/2021 Special form
Fort Dodge Rotary Club Scholarship 2/1/2021 Special form
Friendship Haven/Bess Pettycrew 3/12/2021 Special form
Friendship Haven/Dr. William & Edna Remer 3/12/2021 Special form
Friendship Haven/John & Eva Amond 3/12/2021 Special form
Friendship Haven/The Reach Higher Scholarship 3/12/2021 Special form
Future Science Teacher Scholarship 5/1/2021 Special form
Hawkeye Community Theatre 4/1/2021
H.C. Meriwether Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2021 Special form
James W. & Francis M. Ackerman Charitable Foundation 2/1/2021 Special form
JEM Future Math or Science Teacher 2/1/2021 Special form
Joe "Bear" Crooks Scholarship 2/1/2021 Special form
Kenn Patterson Marketing Scholarship 2/1/2021 Special form
Mildred & Milo L. Hayes Education Foundation 3/15/2021 Special form
New Covenant Christian Church Moxie Scholarship 2/1/2021 Special form
Orville O'Connell Memorial 2/1/2021 Special form
R.E. & Grace Kautzy 2/1/2021 Special form
The Robyn Osterberg Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2021 Special form
United Bank of Iowa 5/1/2021 Special form
Wade Wheat Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2021 Special form
Webster County Retired School Personnel 2/1/2021 Special form
William Hubel Scholarship 3/1/2021

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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