About the Scholarship

Michael T. and Mary L. Cloyd Scholarship is sponsored and is licensed by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The foundation was established in the year 1890 and is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children.

Michael T. and Mary L. Cloyd Scholarship is provided for the third level of undergraduate studying in the field of Archives Management with a preference given to applicants specializing in American History.


How to apply for this scholarship?

  • Students applying for this grant must demonstrate the financial need to meet application minimum eligibility.

  • The understudies applying for this award must present a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application form to prove their financial position is not sufficient to pay for the education.

  • Applicants must provide a personal statement of 1,000 words or less describing their career objectives and academic goals.

  • Applicants must also submit proof of United States citizenship.

  • A recent copy of the high school statement is to be submitted by the students applying for this grant to prove their excellence in academics.


Scholarship Award Amount

  • This scholarship amounts to $3000 annually and is non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies depending on the students meeting their requirements and the total amount of fo funds available.


Deadline Information

All applications and documents are to be presented before the end of February 10, 2020, to enjoy the benefits of the scholarship. Any application submitted post-February 10 will be disqualified.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The fund is open to students who are in their third level of undergraduate studying in the field of Archives Management.

  • To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above out of 4.

  • Preference is given to those who are specializing in American History.