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Amelia Island DAR Scholarships – Applications available

Amelia Island Daughters of the American Revolution
January 25, 2021

Applications for the 2021 Amelia Island Chapter DAR Scholarships are now available from the guidance counselors at each Nassau County high school. The $1,000 scholarships are presented to one senior from each of the county high schools regardless of race, religion, or gender. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and seniors in high school who have been accepted by a college. Home school students are encouraged to apply through their nearest high school. More information is available from the senior guidance counselors at each school.

Deadline for all applications is February 26, 2021. Winners will be presented with a check for $1,000 at the chapter’s awards ceremony in April. Scholarship recipients will also be acknowledged at their school’s honors program.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is the largest women’s service organization in the world and contributes over one million volunteer hours a year. The 200 members of the Amelia Island Chapter contribute 5,000 volunteer hours and $5,000 in scholarships and awards in Nassau County each year. Go to www.ameliaislandnsdar.org for more information about the chapter. Information about additional scholarships from the national society is available at www.dar.org  and from the state society at FSSDAR.org.

 

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