Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
227
Days
January 31 2022
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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What you'll need:
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Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship

Description

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution offers the 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. Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25. This scholarship is renewable. This award is intended to promote the study of our country'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. Applicants must be citizens of the United States to apply for a scholarship offered by the DAR Scholarship Committee. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required, however, applicants may want to reach out to a DAR chapter in their area for help with their applications. Applicants should submit their scholarship applications for the 2021 academic year using the DAR's new on-line process. Please do not submit handwritten documents. Please do not submit personal photographs. Individuals providing letters of recommendation will be able to submit their information confidentially through the on-line application portal once applicants have set up their scholarship profile using the scholarship application submission process. Applicants should obtain and submit a copy of their school transcript. Applicants selected as scholarship recipients will be contacted to provide a sealed official transcript which will be sent to the DAR headquarters. All submitted information is either typed or computer generated. Most recent copy of your high school transcript (must indicate class rank, size, and test scores, if available) or college grades (as applicable). Major must be indicated on your most recent transcript where specific major required. Letters of recommendation (at least two but not to exceed four from high school or college now attending). Letters should convey your ability, work habits, integrity, character, potential, and volunteer activities. List of your extra-curricular activities, honors received, and scholastic achievements (one side of a 8 1/2 inch x 11 inch piece of paper). Photocopy of your United States citizenship: birth certificate, naturalization papers, or information page of United States Passport. Cover your photograph. If listed, please blackout social security numbers.

Amount Details

$2,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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Contact
National Vice Chairman for the Dr. Aura-Lee and James Hobbs Pittenger Scholarship
PittengerAmerHistoryScholarship@NSDAR.org
Address 1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20006