Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship

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Application Deadline

January 31

Awarded By:

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  2. Must have a GPA of 3.25 or above.
  3. Must plan to major in history.
  4. This award is for U.S. students.
  5. Must plan to enroll full-time.
  6. Must be a graduating high school senior about to enter their freshman year of college.

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

Description: This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are planning to major in or pursue the study of history in a full-time accredited college or university in the United States. The applicant must have a GPA of 3.25.

Application requirements for the Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship
  • 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, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 31

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: 372 Sundial Rd. Madison, Mississippi 39110

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