SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

       Chapter Sponsored Scholarships   DAR Good Citizen Scholarships  

  National DAR Scholarships

 

 

Multiple Scholarships Granted 

 

To provide educational resources for graduating seniors in the South Bay Communities of Los Angeles who are pursuing an Associate's or Bachelor’s degree.

 

Each year the chapter reaches out to all the college counselors at the high schools in our district and provides information including the scholarship application.  Please contact your current college counselor.  If they do not have the current information, Contact Us.

 

 

 

One Scholarship Granted 

 

The goal of the DAR Good Citizens program is to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The El Redondo Chapter NSDAR gives DAR Good Citizen awards to the recipients from all participating area high schools at a special program each March.  Please contact your current college counselor.  If they do not have the current information, please Contact Us.

 

For more information on the DAR Good Citizen program, Click Here.

 

 

 

Multiple Scholarships Available

 

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 or sex.

 

 For more information, Click Here.

  

       JROTC Awards    DAR Good Citizen Awards  

Outstanding Teacher of  American History Award

 

 

Reserve Office Training Corps (ROTC) Medals are awarded to student cadets of outstanding ability and achievement in high school, junior college, college, or university ROTC programs of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. 

 

Gold ROTC Medal: This medal is awarded to a graduating college or university student being commissioned in one of the US Armed Services.

Bronze ROTC Medal: This medal is awarded to either a junior or senior student in a secondary school JROTC program, or to a Junior College graduating senior.

 

For more information on the NSDAR JROTC Awards, Click Here.

 

 

 

Each school’s DAR Good Citizen receives a DAR Good Citizens pin, certificate, and wallet recognition card. The top winner for those high schools in our district receives the scholarship outlined above. The student is then eligible, if he/she wishes, to enter the DAR Good Citizen Scholarship Contest.  Please contact your current college counselor.  If they do not have the current information, please Contact Us.

 

El Redondo Chapter NSDAR DAR Good Citizen Awards ceremony is pictured above.

  

For more information on the DAR Good Citizen awards, Click Here.

 

 

 

 

 

This award was established to recognize a notable, full-time teacher of American History in the public, private, and parochial schools, grades five through twelve. The candidate must teach in South Bay Communities. The educator must have an incisive knowledge of American history that he/she readily shares with students; fosters a spirit of patriotism and loyal support of our country and constitutional government; demonstrates the ability to relate history to modern life and events; has high academic standards, requiring excellence at all times from students.  

 

                   

 

  American History Essay Contest   

Christopher Columbus Essay Contest

 

 

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The American History Essay Contest was established to encourage young people to think creatively about our nation's great history and learn about history in a new light.

This contest is open to students in public, private, and parochial schools, and registered home-study programs. Students in grades five through eight are encouraged to participate. Each year, a selected topic for use during the academic year is announced, and contest instructions are published online and sent to schools by participating DAR chapters. 

 

For more information on the NSDAR American History Essay Contest, Click Here.

 

 

 

 

DAR partnered with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in 1996 to sponsor an annual national essay contest in honor of Christopher Columbus.

The contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve. Each year the DAR and the NIAF agree upon a topic for use during the academic year, and contest instructions are published online and sent to the schools by participating DAR chapters.


 

For more information on the NSDAR Christopher Columbus Essay Contest, Click Here.