How to Apply Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship

Each year the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of higher education in diverse areas of study including history, economics, law, political science, medicine, nursing, occupational and physical therapy, elementary and secondary education, chemistry, math, science and English.

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship

DAR’s scholarships are awarded and judged without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability.

  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States.
  • Applicants must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance.
  • Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships.
  • Awards are placed on deposit with the recipient’s college or university and any unused portion shall be returned to the DAR.
  • Applicants are only eligible to receive one scholarship from the DAR.

The DAR Scholarship Committee Now Has an Online Submission Process
DAR is pleased to announce all students applying for scholarships offered by the DAR Scholarship Committee will submit their applications using the online application portal below.  Emailed or mailed applications will no longer be accepted, unless applying for the Margaret Howard Hamilton Scholarship.

To Apply For DAR Scholarships . . .

The scholarship application portal is now open. The application process is entirely online through the Academic Works portal. The Portal is open for the coming year from November 1, 2023 through January 31, 2024 at 11:59 pm (Hawaii Time).

Questions? Contact: scholarships@nsdar.org

 

Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship

The Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship awarded for up to four years to two well-qualified, deserving sons and daughters of members of the NSDAR for four years of college. Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25.  Outstanding recipients pursuing graduate study may reapply each year for an additional period of up to four years of study.  The DAR member number of the mother, who is a current-dues paying member, must be included with the application.

Questions? Contact the National Vice Chairman for the Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship: LillianArthurDunnScholarship@NSDAR.org

Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship

The Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship, in the amount of $2,500 is awarded to two students who are accepted or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing.  Applicants must be a DAR member, the child or descendant of member, or eligible for membership in DAR. The DAR national number must be included with the application.

Questions? Contact the National Vice Chairman for the Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship: MPHCogswellNursingScholarship@NSDAR.org

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