DAR offering college scholarships

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution awards up to $5,000 a year to graduating seniors and enrolled college students to pursue higher education at an accredited college or university based on academic merit and financial need.

Scholarships offered include the Aura Lee and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship, medical school and nursing scholarships, the Margaret Howard Hamilton Scholarship, Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship, Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship, Nellie Love Butcher Music Scholarship, and the Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship and DAR American Indian, Good Citizen and historical preservation scholarships.

No affiliation with DAR is necessary unless specified. The scholarship packet must be postmarked on or before Feb. 10 for each specific scholarship.

A Chapter or State DAR Scholarship chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee. To obtain an application, visit For information, contact Marti Meiners, regent of De Anza Chapter NSDAR at