The Sallie Harrison Chapter encourages students in Seminole County to participate and apply for state and national scholarships. The National Society DAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.
Each year, the DAR awards over $150,000 through more than 25 scholarships to young individuals for their outstanding academic achievements. DAR scholarships are offered for a wide range of disciplines, including history, law, medical, nursing, music, education, and many more. The various DAR scholarships each have different requirements and procedures, which must be followed to apply for the scholarship.
For additional information about specific scholarships, please contact us.
February 15 - National Society DAR Scholarships
May 15 - Florida State Society DAR Scholarship
Opportunities for Students
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.
The NSDAR offers a range of scholarships under the following categories:
Deadline: February 15, annually
For more information, visit the Scholarships page on DAR.org or contact us.
Florida State Society DAR Scholarship
The scholarships are open to any Florida resident who has graduated high school. Applicants must attend an accredited college or university. Students can be enrolled in a Florida or out-of-state institution. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The scholarships are renewable and the applicant must meet the requirements of the Re-Award Checklist Form. The minimum GPA for a Re-Award is 3.6.
Applicants must be sponsored by a local DAR chapter with the presiding regent, officer or chapter scholarship chairman’s written signature on the Checklist Form. Please follow the directions carefully. Make sure all required copies to be submitted in the packet are correct.
Deadline: May 15, annually
All winners will be notified by mail by July 1. Chapter regents will be notified by email. Scholarship funds will be disbursed by the state treasurer into the students’ accounts at their chosen institution, not to the student.