Edgewood High School Dollars for Scholars® is pleased to announce the Mustang $10K campaign to raise scholarship funds for Edgewood High School graduates to complete their college goals. Edgewood High School Dollars for Scholars was awarded a $10,000 matching grant from Scholarship America, the parent organization to Dollars for Scholars affiliates across the country. The Mustang $10K campaign is seeking a select group of 100 donors to each give $100 toward this matching grant. All of the funds given, along with the matching funds, will be used to ensure that Edgewood graduates to complete their degree or program.
“Too often, our Edgewood graduates face significant financial challenges after their first year of college because many of their one year scholarships run out after their freshman year. We seek to change this by providing these deserving Edgewood students who are starting their second year of post-secondary education with financially impactful, renewable scholarships to complete their degree or program,” says Johnny Lindsey, Edgewood High School Dollars for Scholars board president.
“We have a great opportunity for a special group of 100 willing friends to provide just $100 each toward this match, which will have a tremendous impact on these students’ lives,” says Lindsey.
Using the theme of a Mustang horse race, the Mustang $10K has started well coming out of the gates and is out in front of the pack with over $3100 in donations already given by Edgewood High School Dollars for Scholars board members, Edgewood teachers, and community leaders. Please consider helping us to meet this goal.
Anyone who wishes to join this elite group of 100 can do so by visiting the Mustang $10K website at http://ehs-dfs.info where donations to this matching campaign can be made online via credit or debit card, or a donation card can be printed and sent along with a check to:
Edgewood High School Dollars for Scholars
P.O. Box 323
Ellettsville, IN 47429
About Edgewood High School Dollars for Scholars Dollars for Scholars®
Edgewood High School Dollars for Scholars is a 501c3 charitable organization through its parent organization, Scholarship America, which allows for tax-deductible donations to be received. In existing for over 8 years, the Edgewood High School Dollars for Scholars chapter awarded over $35,000 in scholarships to Edgewood students last year.
About Scholarship America®
Scholarship America mobilizes support for students getting into and graduating from college. Since 1958, Scholarship America has distributed more than $3.1 billion in scholarship assistance to more than 2 million students, funding both entry-level and multi-year scholarships and emergency financial grants. More information is available at www.scholarshipamerica.org.