Our Impact:

Thanks to the generosity of the North Tama community and alumni we have been able to grow the number of scholarships and amount awarded each year. 


2020, 10 scholarships of $1000 each

      3 of 10 renewable at $1000 

      Award total: $13,000

2021, 16 scholarships of $1000 each

      3 of 16 renewable at $1000

      Award total: $19,000

2022, 23 scholarships of $1000 each

      4 of 23 renewable at $1000

     Award total: $27,000

2023, 21 scholarships

      9 scholarships of $1500

    10 $1000 scholarships renewable at $1000 or more 

      2 $1000 scholarships

     Total awards: $41,500


2024 - Please help us in reaching our goal of awarding $46,000 to North Tama graduates!


North Tama Dollars for Scholars Program for NT Students.

North Tama Dollars for Scholars is in its 3rd year of serving North Tama Community School District's graduating seniors and their families.   

Be assured that 100% of your donation will go to scholarship funding.  Administrative costs of chapter operations are funded by separate activities of our local volunteer board members. 

To be eligible to apply, the applicant must:

  • be a graduating senior of North Tama High School or a graduating senior home school student residing within the North Tama District.
  • be a graduating senior of North Tama High School or a senior homeschool student;
  • plan to attend an accredited college, university, or post-secondary institution, technical college, or vocational or trade school (not limited to four-year schools); The Institution must be in the state of Iowa.
  • demonstrate meaningful involvement in school, community, or citizenship opportunities (extracurricular activities, Silver Cord hours, community volunteer, clubs and organizations, work experience).

North Tama Dollars for Scholars is a non-profit 501(c)(3) community-based organization.  The North Tama chapter serves as a clearinghouse for the generous businesses, civic and school groups, and individuals that provide North Tama Dollars for Scholars awards. 

The North Tama chapter is affiliated with the national sponsor organization, Scholarship America.


You can help!

You can help our high school seniors further their education by donating any amount toward a scholarship. We are seeking generous donations to get our endowment built up.

All donations

All donations are fully tax deductible.  You have two options to make your donation.

You may donate online here:  Donate now

Or, you may make donations payable to and mailed to:

North Tama Dollars for Scholars
C/O Farmers Savings Bank and Trust
Attn: Trust Department
P.O. BOX 435
Traer, IA 50675

For further information, contact northtamadollarsforscholars@gmail.com.