Central Community Dollars for Scholars Helps Central Warriors Succeed Through Scholarships - Elkader, IA 

Our Mission:

The purpose of Central Community Dollars for Scholars® will be to raise funds to assist the graduates of Central Community High School, Elkader IA  in paying the rising cost of continuing education. 

An all-volunteer Board of Trustees will develop an operational process, promote the Dollars for Scholars program, raise funds for scholarship distribution, and award the scholarships on a fair, equitable and nondiscriminatory basis to deserving students.  

Our Goals

The goals of Central Community Dollars for Scholars are:

1.     Award every Central high school graduating senior who applies at least a minimum scholarship.

2.     Increase the endowment fund every year to provide extra funds for scholarships.

3.     Maintain and increase the named scholarships awarded each year.  

Central Community Dollars for Scholars, in Elkader, IA,  is a nonprofit foundation that supports academic success in our community. As part of Scholarship America's® national network of locally based, volunteer-driven Dollars for Scholars chapters, our mission is to mobilize our community on behalf of postsecondary education success for our students.

Central Community Dollars for Scholars helps our hometown students achieve their educational goals by raising scholarship funds, establishing endowments, providing assistance with college readiness and the financial aid process, and distributing scholarships each year.

This website provides resources from our chapter to our volunteers, community and students. You can learn more about our history, goals and volunteers through the "About Us" link, and find out what's new by clicking on "News and Events." Volunteers -- and those who are interested in becoming volunteers -- can click on "Volunteer Login" to get connected. 

Great Give Day is set for May 11th, 2017

Great Give Day is a 24-hour, online giving event organized by the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque to grow philanthropy in our seven-county region, including Allamakee, Clayton, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson and Jones Counties.  

On May 11 support Central Community Dollars for Scholars by clicking on the image below. 

Great Give Day 2017


Scholarship page

Free Application For Student Aid - FAFSA

Finally, if you are a student looking for our Dollars for Scholars chapter scholarships, you're in the right place! Just click "Student and Parent Login" to begin filling out your student profile -- not only will you find and apply for our scholarships that way, you'll also discover scholarships from across the Scholarship America network that you may be eligible for. You'll also find valuable financial aid, college success, internship and career resources, so get started today!


Central Community Dollars For Scholars | 400 1st ST. NW | Elkader, IA 52043