South Dearborn Dollars for Scholars Awards $47,900 To Grads

Posted On June 17, 2014

Press release from South Dearborn Dollars for Scholars


South Dearborn Dollars for Scholars scholarship recipients. provided

(Aurora, Ind.) – South Dearborn Dollars for Scholars is the local chapter of a national 501(c)3 organization – Scholarship America.  There are over 600 chapters in the US and 100 chapters in the state of Indiana.  The South Dearborn chapter was founded in 1991 and since then they have awarded over $594,000 in college scholarships to 707 SD graduates.

On June 5th at the South Dearborn High School Awards Program, SDDFS awarded $47,900 in scholarships to 59 college bound students from the SD Class of 2014.  South Dearborn Dollars for Scholars administers 40 different named or memorial scholarships for local families, businesses & organizations, along with our own SDDFS Foundation Scholarships.

To see the names of each scholarship and the students who received these scholarships, please go to our website, www.southdearborn.dollarsforscholars.org and click on the SDHS Class of 2014 on our home page.

South Dearborn Dollars for Scholars would like to thank the hundreds of volunteers and donors that make our organization and scholarships possible.   It takes 12 months of hard work and dedication to raise the money that is distributed in less than 30 minutes.  However, when the students we help become our benefactors, you know it is a good thing.  Best of Luck to the Class of 2014!