DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest

Little Fort Chapter, NSDAR, works with ten area high schools. Each school selects a senior as its DAR Good Citizen based on a student's qualities of dependability which includes truthfulness, loyalty, and punctuality; service which includes cooperation, courtesy, and consideration of others; leadership which includes personality, self-control, and ability to assume responsibility; and patriotism which includes unselfish interest in family, school, community, and nation; to an outstanding degree. Our chapter awards each DAR Good Citizen with a stipend, a pin, certficiate,, and a wallet card. The schools Little Fort Chapter, NSDAR,  works with are:

  • Antioch Community High School
  • Grant Community High School (Fox Lake)
  • Grayslake Central High School
  • Grayslake North High School
  • Lakes Community High School (Lake Villa)
  • Round Lake High School
  • Warren Township High School (Gurnee)
  • Waukegan High School
  • Zion-Benton High School
  • New Tech High @ Zion-Benton East

Contact your high school office for more information about the DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest.

Illinois State Organization, NSDAR, offers two scholarships

IIllinois State Organization, NSDAR, offers two scholarships.

The Illinois DAR Scholarship requires a letter of endorsement from a local DAR chapter. Students must be U.S. citizens and attend colleges and universities in Illinois, including two-year junior college and four-year institutions, for any field of study. Contact us if you need a sponsoring chapter.

The General Henry Dearborn American History Scholarship is available for students pursuing a career in some phase of history. A sponsoring chapter is helpful for the applicant.

National Society DAR Scholarships

NSDAR offers numerous scholarships based on various fields of study.