Ferdinand Heimatfest Teen Ambassador

The Ferdinand Kiwanis Club selects and sponsors a Teen Ambassador annually for the Heimatfest. The ambassador will receive a scholarship for $500.00. There will also be a runner-up receiving $250.00. The application is open to all Juniors and Seniors living in the Southeast Dubois School Corporation and enrolled in a secondary education curriculum. The recipient will be chosen the week before Heimatfest, and announced during the Heimatfest on Saturday Night.

To apply for this title, please download the application form below. The title and scholarship will be awarded based upon school and community service, but other factors will be reviewed as well. In addition, the Kiwanis Club of Ferdinand will have a group of its members meet with the candidates individually to learn more about the services they have provided.

Please mail all entry forms to P.O. Box 83, Ferdinand, IN 47532 once completed. The deadline for entry is May 17, 2024

The Teen Ambassador will be responsible for being present at the Heimatfest where they will be recognized, and be expected to participate in announcing winners of various contests, etc. Specific instructions are listed on the application form.

Click the link below to download this year’s application form.

2024 Teen Ambassador Scholarship Applicaiton

Ferdinand Heimatfest Ambassador

The Ferdinand Heimatfest is seeking the community’s help in choosing the Ambassador(s) for the 2024 Ferdinand Heimatfest sponsored by MasterBrand Cabinets. For consideration, the nominee(s) must be someone who has given generously in their time to help promote Ferdinand. Anyone can nominate an individual or couple to be considered for selection.

To submit a nomination, send a letter listing the nominee’s name(s), along with a short statement as to why this individual or couple is deserving of the honor. Letters of nomination may be mailed via conventional mail to the Ferdinand Heimatfest Committee, c/o Ambassador, PO Box 133, Ferdinand, IN 47532, or by email to Sue Fink at finkster@psci.net. Nominations must be received by May 1.

The 2024 Ferdinand Heimatfest Ambassador will be chosen at the committee’s May meeting and announced in short time.



The annual Ferdinand Heimatfest will be bringing the community together with the best food, drinks, activities, and entertainment on June 21-22, 2024

The Ferdinand Heimatfest's Mission is to enable Ferdinand, Indiana to prosper by helping Dubois County grow. Each year we take the money raised through Heimatfest and donate that money to the Ferdinand Community Endowment and the Dubois County Community Foundation.


Questions? Send us a message here and a member of our committee will get back to you as soon as possible.

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