100% of Donations Support Local Scholars

Aplington-Parkersburg Dollars for Scholars 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 local citizens, business owners, friends and alumni on behalf of postsecondary education success for our students.


Dollars for Scholars chapters like ours help hometown students in Aplington-Parkersburg, Iowa 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.


We believe every student deserves financial assistance to further their education.




Fun Facts:


·         A-P Dollars for Scholars has been supported in our community for 30+ years

·         Farm land has been donated to A-P Dollars for Scholars

·         Tuition in Iowa has increased 19.9% in the last 10 years

·         This program encourages scholars to participate in volunteer opportunities

·         Our board consists of 16 community members with backgrounds in finance, agriculture, education, law, etc.

·         Every Aplington-Parkersburg graduate will be awarded a scholarship if they apply