The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.
The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The ONLY exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training.
Please read all information carefully.
Application Requirements (see below for specific scholarships)
All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. (The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship.) Your state scholarship chairman will assist in locating the chapter nearest you. Please send a self-addressed, stamped business-size envelope to obtain the name and address of your state scholarship chairman and an application for any of the following scholarships.
Address your request to:
Committee Services Office
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303
Because of the high volume of requests we only send the information by return mail in the prepaid envelopes. We are unable to respond to phone or fax inquiries. Any correspondence regarding scholarships received without the self-addressed, stamped envelope will be discarded.
Only applications completed correctly and submitted in one package will be considered. Incorrect applications or applications mailed to the incorrect address will be discarded. No records are returned. Do not submit a personal photo. If your records feature a photo, it must be fully covered. Only winners are notified by the National DAR Scholarship Chairman following the approval of a ruling by the Executive Committee of NSDAR.
Consecutive-year renewals do not require additional Executive Committee rulings, but do require that an official transcript be sent from the school to the Office of the Reporter General-Committee Services, NSDAR, 1776 D. Street NW, Washington DC 20006-5303 by July 1st of each year. Students are only eligible for one scholarship from NSDAR.
Awards are placed on deposit with the college or university; any unused portion shall be returned to the National Society. Awards are based on academic merit, commitment to the field of study and financial need. No affiliation with DAR is necessary unless specified. The National Chairman, must receive all applications by the deadline indicated for each specific scholarship.
Political Science, History, Government, and Economics Scholarship
The following scholarships are available in the areas of political science, history, government, and economics:
Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger
American History Scholarship
The Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school students who will pursue an undergraduate degree with a concentrated study of a minimum of 24 credit hours in American History and American Government. This award is intended to promote the study of our counrty’s history among our finest students. U.S. Citizens residing abroad may apply through a Units Overseas Chapter.
The Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship is an award of $2,000 each year for up to four years with annual transcript review by the National Chairman required for renewal.
Deadline: February 15, to National Chairman, DAR Scholarships.
More infovvisit here : http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm#carol