In 2023, the Foundation awarded $765,000 in scholarships to 421 students. Learn more about their backgrounds, what they’re studying, and what their goals are in this year’s Scholarship Yearbook!

2023 Scholarship Yearbook

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Thanks to the generosity of people like you, our scholarship program continues to grow, each year helping more and more students realize their college dreams.

Since the program's founding in 1978...

"Volunteering allows me to better my world, even if in a small way, and increases my sense of purpose, fulfillment and joy."

- 2023 scholarship recipient of the Love Your Neighbor Award

New Applicants

For current high school seniors, one application opens the door to more than 130 unique scholarship opportunities.

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Our 2022 Recipients

Frequently Asked Questions

Please visit our FAQ for information about scholarship eligibility, the application process, and what to do once you've received an award.


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Our Scholarship Funds
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Our Scholarship Funds

The generosity of individuals, families, businesses, and communities is helping students pursue their dreams of higher education. Our directory lists the scholarship funds held by the Foundation'

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"While we may not know each other, I can see from my research of Mr. Pierce that we share many similar loves and appreciations, including art and animals. Thank you for believing in me."

- 2023 Richard W. Pierce Scholarship recipient