About the Scholarship

Daughters of the American Revolution are providing the Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship to the individuals who are high school seniors that have demonstrated an active interest in the field of history and are planning to major in or pursue the study of history in a full-time accredited college or university in the United States. A candidate must maintain a minimum GPA as specified by the financial department.


How to Apply for this Scholarship?

  • All applicants must fill and submit the online application form which is available on the DAR official website to be considered to receive this award.

  • Statement of 1,000 words or less setting forth your career objectives.

  • A student should submit the most recent copy of your high school transcript.

  • A student should give the recommendation letter from a faculty member, the letters should convey your ability, work habits, integrity, character, potential, and volunteer activities.

  • Also, an applicant must list of extra-curricular activities, honors received, and scholastic achievements.

  • Photocopy of your United States citizenship is required

  • Applicants must also provide financial need information or a letter of your acceptance into a special program or transcript stating you are in a special program like nursing or medicine. 


Award Amount and Deadline:

 The scholarship award amount is $2000 given to two applicants.

Applicants should submit their scholarship applications before February 15, 2020.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a high school senior graduate with an advance interest in history.

  • The applicant must be planning to pursue a major in the study of history.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university or college as a full-time student.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better.