Taconic Hills Dollars for Scholars (DFS)

Taconic Hills Dollars for Scholars (DFS) is a community foundation that raises scholarship funds to support student access to higher education.
Since it was started by local volunteers in 1989, Taconic Hills Dollars for Scholars has awarded $1.835 million to 1225 Taconic Hills Graduates. THDFS proudly celebrated another successful year at our May 15, 2018 Awards Ceremony. The Chapter is run by community volunteers and is always looking for interested people to help us.

Please visit the new Dollars for Scholars website at:

Please see the website for the most current information on:

  • The Scholarship Application process (See Students & Parents page)

  • Information on the Extern Scholarship Process (see Students & Parents Page)

  • Information on The Gavin C. Gray Memorial Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students (see Students & Parents Page)

  • The “Extern Scholarship Program”. Through this program, DFS will provide financial support for a student’s participation in a variety of extra-curricular enrichment programs. (See Student & Parent Page)

  • Information on how to Donate or to set up a scholarship in honor of a friend or family member (See the “About us” Page)

Please keep up on current information on our Facebook Page: Taconic Hills Dollars for Scholars and Instagram at taconichillsdfs.

Click here for DFS Parent Letter
Click here for 2018 Solicitation Letter


Taconic Hills Dollars for Scholars
PO Box 1119 
Philmont, NY 12565
Phone: 518.851.2260