Dr. Aura-Lee A. & James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$8,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 15

Saturday
Awarded By:

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must have a concentrated program of study that requires a minimum of 24 undergraduate credit hours in American history or American government.
  4. Must be a graduating high school senior at time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for a graduating U.S. high school senior who is enrolling in an American history or American government college program that requires at least 24 credit hours for completion.

Application requirements for the Dr. Aura-Lee A. & James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter (2)
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • List of activities
  • Financial information form
Additional Information: Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships. No affiliation with DAR is necessary unless specified. Scholarships are awarded regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. Only winners are notified by the National DAR Scholarship Chairman following the approval of a ruling by the executive committee of the NSDAR.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, renewable for up to three years. The scholarship is renewable only after review and approval of an annual official transcript.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $8,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 15

Applications and information about this award are available at the Daughters of the American Revolution website at the link provided. Students are not required to obtain sponsorship by a local or state DAR chapter; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee. To be considered for this award, students must submit the following items: the application form; the financial information form; a typed statement of up to 1,000 words describing the applicant's career goals; original high school and/or college transcripts; at least two but no more than four letters of recommendation detailing the applicant's ability, work ethic, character, and/or volunteer activities; a listing of extracurricular activities, awards, and academic honors; and proof of citizenship such as a passport, naturalization papers, or birth certificate. Any photos of the applicant included in citizenship documentation must be covered, and any other photo submissions will be automatic grounds for disqualification. Applications and supporting documents must be submitted online no later than the deadline date. Incorrect applications or applications mailed to the incorrect address are discarded. No records are returned.
Contact: Sharon Couthern Nettles
Address: 5134 29th Ave. N St. Petersburg, Florida 33710

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