Dupaco Foundation to Award $60,000 in College Scholarship Money

The Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation scholarship program will be awarding a total of $60,000 to thirty students within three separate programs. Online applications are now available for the 2023 scholarship program. The scholarship program includes opportunities for both first-time, incoming students, as well as current college students returning for the next academic year:

First-Year Students
4-Year College University Program: Ten $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to first-time, full-time incoming freshmen who plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university for an undergraduate degree for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Community College/Trade School Program: Ten $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to first-time incoming students who plan to attend an accredited community college, trade school, or technical college for a degree or certificate for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Current College Students
Current College Student Scholarship Program: Ten $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to students currently enrolled and attending a college/university, community college, or trade school as an undergraduate student and will return for the 2023/2024 academic year. Students can be working towards an undergraduate degree or a certificate.

The online application, instructions, and additional details regarding the scholarship program can be found at The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. (CT) Wednesday, February 22, 2023.

Applications are awarded based on academic achievements, employment, extracurricular involvement, financial need, community involvement, and either a video or essay submission.

Dupaco Community Credit Union recognizes that education is the path to a sustainable financial future. By providing needed financial aid to college-bound students, the scholarship program helps them realize their potential, according to Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation board member Bob Hoefer.

Scholarship winners will be notified by April 5, 2023.

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