Across the nation, Scholarship America's programs -- including Dollars for Scholars -- have given out $2.5 billion to nearly 2 million students since its founding 50 years ago.

In our community, our chapter has made a big impact on the lives of students as well.  The Jordan-Elbridge Dollars for Scholars has awarded over $750,000 to over 1,300 students since 1986.  Annual awards history is below:

Awards By Year:

 

Year 

Recipients 

Awards 

Matching Grants

National Awards

1986 14 $5,775   2- $1,000
1987 17 $8,210   2- $1,000
1988 20 $8,410   4- $2,000
1989 20 $8,725 $3,850 1- $500
1990 26 $12,350 $3,750  
1991 25 $12,600    
1992 27 $13,800    
1993 33 $18,000 $2,750 1- $500
1994 40 $19,250 $3,800  
1995 41 $21,000 $2,500  
1996 36 $18,750 $4,500  
1997 44 $22,750 $5,250 1- $1,000
1998 49 $25,665 $4,500  
1999 53 $28,925 $3,500  
2000 51 $27,250 $4,750  
2001 48 $26,991 $3,050 1- $750
2002 51 $27,700 $1,750  
2003 59 $30,250 $5,050  
2004 66 $33,250 $7,100  
2005 64 $33,400 $6,750  
2006 67 $35,598 $4,500 1- $500
2007 70 $41,470 $5,700  
2008 65 $40,050 $4,900  
2009 70 $44,850 $6,700  
2010 74 $48,150 $4,400 1- $600
2011 70 $48,750 $8,100  
2012 60 $41,050 $5,100  
2013 57 $44,200 $3,200  
2014 58 $40,175    
2015 52 $40,575    
Totals 1,317 $747,169 $105,450 14 - $7,850