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Virginia DAR Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsored by Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution

Scholarship Value: $2,500
Awards Available: 4
Award Deadline: Jan 12, 2020

Four scholarships of $2,500 each are awarded to high school seniors who plan to major in any field other than nursing. The winners MUST attend a Virginia college or university. Students applying to a Virginia community college transition program leading to a four-year degree and students who are home-schooled are also eligible to apply.

The Applicant shall:

1. Be a student in the senior class of an accredited Virginia high school or home school program.

2. Plan to continue his or her education at a Virginia college or university.

3. Plan to work toward an undergraduate degree in a field other than nursing.

4. Be eligible to apply if he/she is an applicant to a Virginia Community college transition program leading to a four-year degree.

The Applicant must submit the following in the order listed (no paper clips or staples):

1. Cover Sheet for DAR Scholarship Application with the signature of the applicant.

2. Virginia DAR Scholarship Application

3. Transcript of high school grades (may be submitted in a sealed envelope)

4. A letter by the applicant (maximum of 500 words) describing career objectives and reasons for desiring the scholarship

5. A letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor (may be submitted in a sealed envelope)

6. Virginia Scholarship Financial Need form (may be submitted in a sealed envelope)

Guidelines:

1. All required forms, transcripts and letters must be received in one envelope.

2 .Electronic applications are not permitted.

3. Award is based on merit and financial need.

4. The award must be used in the year in which it was granted.

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