Welcome to Lake Worth Dollars for Scholars

$1,000,000.00 DINNER

The LWHS Alumni Foundation is sponsoring a dinner to celebrate Dollars for Scholars awarding $1,000,000.00 in scholarships since 1999. The grand gala will be at Atlantis Country Club on May 23, 2017 at  6:00 PM. The cost is $30 per person and there will be a cash bar.

Please make checks payable to LWHS Alumni Fdn. and mail to Harold Gilmore, President LWHS Alumni Fdn., 1701 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth, FL 33460.


Lake Worth Dollars for Scholars
2016-2017 Scholarship Application
Tips for Lake Worth High School Seniors

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The City of Lake Worth Donates $25,000 to DFS

In an effort led by Commissioner Scott Maxwell, the City of Lake Worth recently made a donation of $25,000 to Dollars for Scholars. Scholarships will be presented to financially needy students graduating in 2017 in the name of The City of Lake Worth.

Commissioners expressed a desire to make this first-time donation an annual gift with the intent of assisting students realize their dream of a college education and encouraging them to return to Lake Worth to live, work and raise their families.

The Alumni and DFS Foundations are appreciative and grateful for this donation.  We look forward working with the City of Lake Worth in the future.



Click here for a complete list of scholarship recipients. 

Click here to view pictures.

Read more….


Scholarship Committee Report August 11, 2016 – click here for Word Document
Scholarship Committee Report August 11, 2016 – click here

Scholarship Committee Report August 13, 2015 – click here


Lake Worth Dollars for Scholars (DFS) became only the third DFS chapter in Florida in 1999. Since then, we have awarded scholarships each year totaling:

$10,000 in 1999                                       $59,000 in 2009
$17,000 in 2000                                       $66,000 in 2010
$31,500 in 2001                                       $74,750 in 2011
$54,500 in 2002                                       $62,000 in 2012
$51,000 in 2003                                       $75,000 in 2013
$57,000 in 2004                                       $87,000 in 2014
$57,400 in 2005                                       $68,000 in 2015
$47,500 in 2006                                       $67,000 in 2016
$50,500 in 2007
$63,500 in 2008