Attention Highline High School students: You are eligible to apply for our scholarships while your school is temporarily located in Des Moines. Selecting Highline High School will now link your application to our chapter. 

2021 Scholarships

It is never too early to start your scholarship application process.  The first step is to complete a Student Profile which can be done anytime from your freshman year on.  Below is a link to get you started. 

The 2021 application cycle will open in December 2020. The application must be completed by March 31st 2021 to be considered for a scholarship. Changes to the application can be made anytime during the open window; only the final version of the application is reviewed. Des Moines Dollars for Scholars will award scholarships to the 2021 recipients at a reception at the Des Moines Yacht Club in May 2021.  

A broad range of students are encouraged to apply. In addition to general scholarships with no restrictions, special consideration is given to students who demonstrate or indicate:

  • Career goals in the law enforcement or criminal justice fields
  • Actual work experience
  • Promote environmental education and encourage waste reduction
  • Seniors graduating from Mount Rainier High School
  • Community involvement and civic activities
  • Pursuit of a major or career in education
  • Obtaining a degree in a vocational field of study
  • Financial need
  • Female students with an interest in pursuing any type of business (major or career goals)
  • For more information, select "About Us" and "Scholarships"

Remember to request the recommendation and transcripts FIRST. They must be received by March 31st. You can revisit and edit questions or essays as often as needed through March 31st.

Questions on the application? Send us an email! DesMoinesWADollarsForScholars@gmail.com or Karen.e.daniels@gmail.com.

Students, please click here for instructions on how to complete your profile.

Instructions for parents are available when you click here.

Instructions for counselors are available when you click here.

 

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