Yelm Dollars for Scholars is an affiliate chapter of Scholarship America
. They are a community-based organization whose primary purpose is to provide scholarships for the higher education of graduating Yelm seniors.
Scholarship funding includes an annual auction, business and individual donations, memorials and other yearly fund raisers. The scholarships awarded each year depend on the amount of money earned that year. Yelm Dollars for Scholars is registered as a non-profit corporation in the State of Washington.
The Dollars for Scholars committee is open to anyone interested in joining the organization. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month in the Yelm High School library beginning at 7 p.m.
Scholarship application, instructions and recipient information can be found at the Yelm Dollars for Scholars