Please Note:  The Tempe Dollars for Scholar Annual Awards Night originally scheduled for April 20, 2020, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

We Support Student Success Through Scholarships

To donate, please click on the gray Donate Now box above.  Thank you for supporting our Tempe students!

Tempe Dollars for Scholars®  offers scholarship opportunities to the students in the Tempe Union High School District, and 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 community on behalf of postsecondary education success for our students.  As part of Scholarship America, we abide by their policies, guidelines, and scholarship selection rules.

Tempe Dollars for Scholars helps students achieve their educational goals by raising scholarship funds, establishing endowments, providing assistance with college readiness and the financial aid process, offering a mentor,  and distributing scholarships each year.

This website provides resources from our chapter to our volunteers, community and students. You can learn more about our history, goals and volunteers through the "About Us" link, and find out what's new by clicking on "News and Events." Volunteers -- and those who are interested in becoming volunteers -- can click on "Volunteer Login" to get connected. 

Finally, if you are a student looking for our Dollars for Scholars chapter scholarships, you're in the right place! Under the "Students and Parents" tab toward the top of the screen,  click "Student and Parent Login" to begin filling out your student profile -- not only will you find and apply for our scholarships that way, you'll also discover scholarships from across the Scholarship America network that you may be eligible for. You'll also find valuable financial aid, college success, internship and career resources.  If you have questions regarding the scholarship site, please contact your scholarship counselor.  To read the scholarship directions, click on "News and Events" (third gray tab above) and then under "Scholarship Info" click on "How to Apply."


Timeline:  Next year's scholarship application will open to students on November 2, 2020 and close on February 22, 2021.  The Scholarship application information will be posted on the TUHSD Scholarship website.


2020 Tempe DFS Scholarships have been awarded to the following students:

Annis Dotts Memorial Scholarship - Karely Flores Garcia

Barbara A. McDonald Resilience Award - Lauren Greenberg

Blake Norvell "Smile" Scholarship - Matthew Ladley and Nathaniel Thompson

College Connect/Tempe Dollars for Scholars Scholarship - Maria Garcia Munoz

ASU Ditch the Dumpster Scholarship - Megan Chen

Dr. Eileen Yellin Memorial Scholarship - Ann Shick

Frank Schmuck Leadership Scholarship - Thomas Edwards

Hasan Naqvi Health & Education Scholarship - Janet Otero Cruz

Janis Chapman Merrill Foundation Scholarship - Angela Chen, David Cisneros, Connie Devenport, Maguire Dinnan, Sarah Stellburg, Karla Garcia Vazquez, Emma Ison, Jillian Lopker, Michaelyn Moses, Daniel Nichols, David Palosika, Wendy Perez Flores, Kristen Roehling, Victoria Salazar, Mara Sanchez, Myranda Sandifer, Cameron Snyder, Todd Stawiecki, Theodore Strich, Tyler Tapia, Josh Tata, Moriah Turpin, Alexandra VanLare, Lindsey Waggerby, Mutian Xin

John Lassen Jr. Memorial Scholarship - Alan Dupre

Katherine and Dan Roberson Memorial Scholarship - Brach Drew

Kathryn Shook Kilcrease Memorial Scholarship - Anna Dale

Larry Cannell Memorial Athletic Scholarship - Regan Hatch

Larry Thomas Memorial Scholarship - Leila Sajadea

Pam Olsson Memorial Scholarship - Julia Myers

Rund Family Scholarship - Josephine Deignan, Sarah Shick

Tempe St. Lukes Medical Staff Ione Sharp Memorial Scholarship - Emily Mueller, Shirley Perez, Brittany Perez, Breanna Thomas, Colbie Diedrich

Tom Welling Memorial Scholarship - Yoga Sastriawan

Zita and Pen Johnson Scholarship - Grace Paul