Celebrating 40 years!!!

Aplington-Parkersburg Dollars for Scholars just celebrated its 40th Award night. With the support of our community, we were able to award scholarships of $87,500 to the Class of 2024 and $91,087 to our post grads. Thank you to all who continue to support the education of our graduates and make this night possible. Class of 2024, we wish you the best of luck in all future endeavors.




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.






Remember Our Upcoming Deadlines

Scholarships and your college information are due by June 1st. Simply log in and "accept" your scholarships and update your college information.


Thank you notes are due to Aplington-Parkersburg Dollars for Scholars by July 1st.


Text Message reminders will now be sent for all future A-P DFS upcoming events. To sign up, please text APDFS to 319-281-4244 to be added to the list. This is for both seniors and post grads.