DAR seeks applicants for scholarship

Daughters of the American Revolution
Press Release
Contact: Lynn Leisy, Regent
[email protected]
February 11, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Applications for the 2019 Amelia Island Chapter DAR Scholarships are now available from the guidance counselors at each Nassau County High School. Awards are presented to one senior from each of the four Nassau 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 collage. 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 March 4, 2019. Winners will be notified by telephone, and will be awarded a check for $1,000.00 at the chapter’s awards ceremony in April. They 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 approximately 200 members of the Amelia Island Chapter contribute 5,000 volunteer hours and $5,000 in scholarships and awards in Nassau County each year.

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