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Students and Parents: Click below to log into the ChapterNet Student Dashboard.

  • Check out the STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES link for other scholarship opportunities!                                                                                                                                   
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL APPLICANTS AND RECIPIENTS:  Dundee Dollars for Scholars will send you emails concerning important deadlines or issues with your application or awards.  The email may say it is from "Scholarship America," "Dollars for Scholars" or "Dundee Dollars for Scholars." Be sure to respond to these emails promptly!
  • IMPORTANT DATES:

    February 15th - Begin application process

    April 15th - Applications completed/closed

    July 15th - Awards must be accepted

    August 1st - Send proof of enrollment to Dundee Dollars for Scholars to request funds distribution

 

BEFORE GRADUATION

Apply for Scholarships:

-GRADUATING SENIORS: Click here for instructions on creating your profile and applying for scholarships. 

-PARENTS: Click here for instructions on completing your student's profile/application.  

-COUNSELOR: Click here for instructions on completing student profiles. 

IMPORTANT TIP...Students must click the "Submit App" button to complete your application process.  If you do not, your application will not be viewed and you will not receive an award.

**You may start applying for scholarships on February 15, 2020 and you must complete all applications by April 15, 2020.** 

ABOUT THE STUDENT PROFILE:  

-The student profile contains a section for parent financial information.  Dundee Dollars for Scholars does not require you to complete this section, however, two of our scholarships require that you complete this section: The Philip Kendall Award and the Kenneth and Ruth Webster Taylor Award.  Additionally, you may be eligible for scholarships that are national in scope, and they almost always require parent financial information.  Dundee Dollars for Scholars does not not consider need in awarding any of the other scholarships.  To complete the parent financial information, you will need to provide your FAFSA Expected Family Contribution.  

-No photo is needed.  

-We only consider GPA from Grades 9-12.  Do not enter junior high or college courses.

 

AFTER GRADUATION

Accept your scholarship:

AFTER GRADUATION, YOU MUST GO TO YOUR ON-LINE STUDENT PROFILE AND "ACCEPT" ALL YOUR AWARDS BY JULY 15th.  IF YOU DO NOT, ALL OF YOUR AWARDS WILL BE FORFEITED! 

1.  Log in to your student profile.  Go to "My scholarships" at bottom of page.  Click on "To edit, submit and check the status of scholarships you've already found."

2. Go to "Awarded Applications" at bottom of page.

3. Click "Accept Scholarship" for each scholarship shown.

4.  Fill out the form with all required information and Submit.

 

HOW TO RECEIVE YOUR MONEY

1. After you have accepted your scholarship (required), contact your college/school's registrar's office.  Tell them you have a Dollars for Scholars Scholarship and ask them to send proof of your full-time enrollment and the address where scholarship checks should be sent.  The information and proof can be sent to: Dundee Dollars for Scholars, Treasurer, PO Box 204, Dundee, NY 14837 or emailed to: dundee@dollarsforscholars.org

2.  Once the treasurer receives proof of enrollment, they will issue the check to your school.  There is no deadline for this step, however it is best to do by August 1st in order to receive your funds promptly.

 

Please note: For renewable (multiple year) scholarships, you must ask your school to submit proof of enrollment each year that it is renewable  The Dollars for Scholars General Scholarship and Rotary 2-year Scholarship is payable at the beginning of your 1st and 2nd year.  The Rotary 4-year Scholarship is payable at the beginning of your 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year.  The other scholarships are not renewable and are only paid one time.

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FAQ's

WHAT ABOUT MATCHING FUNDS?  Within Scholarship America's® Collegiate Partner® program, several of the schools will match the Dollars for Scholars awards that come onto their campus. Please check the Collegiate Partner Directory to see if the school you are attending is a Matching Partner.  Dundee Dollars for Scholars will submit a Matching Grant Request to your school.  Please let us know if your school offers matching funds so we can submit the grant request for you.

 WHAT IF I DON'T GO TO SCHOOL THIS FALL?  Your award must be used within 6 years of graduation from Dundee and may be used for undergraduate work only.  Any forfeited scholarship funds go back into the general fund of Dundee Dollars for Scholars.  If you wish to defer, please let our treasurer know as soon as possible by writing to them at: PO Box 204, Dundee, NY 14837 or email to dundee@dollarsforscholars.org.  

 WHAT IF I DON'T GO TO SCHOOL FULL TIME?  The scholarship funds will only be paid to students when they are enrolled full time.  If you do not attend school full time anytime within 6 years, the funds to will be forfeited. 

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ABOUT DUNDEE DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIPS:  

Scholarships are awarded to each DCS senior that applies.  Generally, the total amount awarded to each student ranges from $200 - $1500.  There are various categories of scholarships that make up these awarded amounts.

  • Dundee Dollars for Scholars General Scholarships, awarded to every DCS senior that applies.
  • 4 Year Dundee Rotary Scholarship, awarded to 2 seniors with community service hours planning to complete a bachelor's degree.
  • 2 Year Dundee Rotary Scholarship, awarded to 2 seniors with community service hours planning to complete an associate's degree.
  • Russell Freeland Scholarship, a $200 scholarship awarded to a senior who is pursuing a degree in the visual arts.
  • Kenneth L. & Ruth Webster Taylor Scholarship, awarded to a senior who has demonstrated leadership, proven scholastic ability and above average academic achievement. Financial need is considered.
  • Paul Woodard Memorial Award, a $125 scholarship awarded to a senior who has excelled as a student and athlete.
  • Phillip Kendall Memorial Scholarship, awarded to a senior pursing any kind of business career.  Financial need is considered.