Fort Dodge Community School District

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Local Scholarship Opportunities

Click here for the 2023-2024 FDSH Scholarship Application or you can 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, 2024.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Local Scholarships Requiring Standard Form Due in Counseling
Alice Granger 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Allen Simpson Scholarship 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Ava & Jackson Passow 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Butler School Builders 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Claire Wallace 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Cooper School 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Dean & Doris Clark 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Duncombe Elementary 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Emerson & Pauline Dawson 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Feelhaver Elementary School 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge Fire Department 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
For the Love of Choir 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
FD Athletic Booster Club 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge Education Association 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Fort Dodge MLS 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Gail Niceswanger Memorial 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Guarnita Johnson "Spirit of Living" 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Harvey & Eva Scheerer 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Henry W. Hawley 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
John & Eva Amond 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Julia M. Cormack 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Michael Schminke Improv 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Milan C. (Lug) & Darlene Macek 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Habhab 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Mr. & Mrs. Moses Habhab 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Pingel Tyre & Auto Centre 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Rabiner Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
Sumner Heman Memorial 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.
The Tim Flaherty Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2024 by 3:00 p.m.


Scholarships Requiring Special Forms Due in Counseling  Application Form/Link
Arthur & Virginia Scholarship 4/1/2024 Special form
Carl & Eva Swanson Scholarship 1/10/2024
Cecil Mae Schmoker Scholarship 3/15/2024 Special form
Community Foundation 3/1/2024 Special form
Dean & Cindy Track Scholarship 4/15/2024 Special form
Fort Dodge Band & Orchestra 2/1/2024 Special form
FD Creditors Scholarship 3/16/2024 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Paul Reisner Business 3/1/2024 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Bill Kurtz Music 3/1/2024 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Becky Joslin 3/1/2024 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Jeff Jenkins 3/1/2024 Special form
FD Fine Arts/Jeremy Calderia 3/1/2024 Special form
FDHS Alumni Association 2/1/2024 Special form
FDSH Alumni Association for Prospective Teacher 2/1/2024 Special form
Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis Club 3/16/2024 Special form
Fort Dodge Noon Lions Memorial 3/1/2024 Special form
Fort Dodge Rotary Club Scholarship 2/1/2024 Special form
Friendship Haven/Bess Pettycrew 3/1/2024 Special form
Friendship Haven/Dr. William & Edna Remer 3/1/2024 Special form
Friendship Haven/John & Eva Amond 3/1/2024 Special form
Friendship Haven/The Reach Higher Scholarship 3/1/2024 Special form
Future Science Teacher Scholarship 2/1/2024 Special form
Hawkeye Community Theatre 4/15/2024
James W. & Francis M. Ackerman Charitable Foundation 2/1/2024 Special form
JEM Future Math or Science Teacher 2/1/2024 Special form
Joe "Bear" Crooks Scholarship 2/1/2024 Special form
Mary Clare Moen Scholarship 2/1/2024 Special form
Mildred & Milo L. Hayes Education Foundation 3/1/2024 Special form
New Covenant Christian Church Moxie Scholarship 3/1/2024 Special form
Orville O'Connell Memorial 2/1/2024 Special form
R.E. & Grace Kautzy 2/1/2024 Special form
The Robyn Osterberg Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2024 Special form
United Bank of Iowa 4/15/2024 Special form
Wade Wheat Memorial Scholarship 2/1/2024 Special form
Webster County Retired School Personnel 2/23/2024 Special form
William Hubel Scholarship 3/1/2024

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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