Pride Excellence Tradition

Pride Excellence Tradition

Welcome to the DCSD Foundation Dollars for Scholars website!

The scholarship application deadline for 2020 is Monday, March 2nd.

Our 2020 Scholarship Awards Night Ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 13th, 7 p.m. at the Decorah High School Auditorium.   Please invite your family and friends to join us!

The Decorah Community School District Foundation is affiliated with Scholarship America®. This partnership links our community to nearly 1000 Dollars for Scholars® programs operating across the country, linking local students with national scholarship opportunities.  Scholarship America® has awarded more than $41 million to 40,000 students annually.


STUDENTS!!  Click here to begin your Online Profile. 

By completing an online common application form, students become eligible for local scholarship awards. All applications are scored online.  Applicants receive points for a variety of qualifiers including work experience, school and community activities and their academic record.  The selection process is objective; making scholarships available to a wide range of deserving students planning to attend an accredited post-secondary institution.  

Who is eligible?  Any high school senior who is a student of the Decorah Community School District including those dual enrolled or students enrolled in the Home School Assistance Program.

Decorah Students may also connect to National Scholarship opportunities through links on this website.

Founded in 1991, the Decorah Community School District Foundation is devoted to increasing resources for District students and excellence in the educational opportunities, services, and facilities of the Decorah Community Schools.

The Decorah Community School District Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, incorporated in the state of Iowa in 1993.