Southeast Polk Dollars for Scholars® is part of a nationwide network of community-based scholarship foundations, 87 of which are in Iowa. It is a program of Scholarship America®, the nation's largest non-profit private-sector scholarship and educational assistance organization.




These steps must be completed by July 31, 2024, or you will not receive your funds.

*You will need your college or school ID number to accept your scholarship.

  1. Accept your scholarship online. You must let us know that you accept the scholarship and intend to use the funds. 
    1. Login to your profile at
    2. Access the "My Scholarships" section of your dashboard page.
    3. At the bottom of the screen you will see "Awarded Scholarships". The scholarship(s) you have been awarded will appear in a list here. Click on "Accept Scholarships" next to the scholarship name.
    4. Enter the information of the school your are attending and also please be sure to update your contact information - do not use your Southeast Polk student email address because we need to be able to reach you once you leave high school.
    5. Agree to the Terms & Conditions and save.
  2. Write and mail a thank you note to the donor of your scholarship(s). A business, organization, or individual donated money to make this scholarship possible for you. Please show your appreciation by writing a thank you note. If you received more than one scholarship, you must write more than one thank you note. The mailing address for your scholarship is in the packet you received about your scholarship. 

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