D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Award

The D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Award is now open. This scholarship award is only available for the U.S citizens who have completed junior year of high school at time of application. The winning students will receive $20,000. To apply, students are required to write an essay on the topic below. The essay and other supporting documents must be received by the defined deadline.

Scholarship Description
The D.A.R.E. America Board of Directors is pleased to offer $20,000 scholarship to recognize academic excellence and reward students who remain true to the goals of the D.A.R.E. program. The scholarship is awarded annually to a qualified 12th grade student to attend the university or college of their choice. The selected student will be required to sign a letter of award and agreement.

Award Value
The foundation is offering a $20,000 scholarship to the winning students.

Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in all subjects.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Must have completed junior year of high school at time of application
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must not be related to a current D.A.R.E. officer/administrator
  • Must apply only to an accredited institution (4 years) in the U.S.
  • Must lead a lifestyle consistent with the goals and objectives of D.A.R.E.
  • Must be a member of the D.A.R.E. America Youth Advisory Board

Applicants’ Citizenship
Only the U.S citizens are invited to apply this scholarship.

Application Instruction
The application package must be consisting the materials as follow:

  • An essay, 500-word maximum, addressing the topic “D.A.R.E.: How it has impacted my life, how I will use these skills to contribute to society.”
  • Written summary documenting academic achievements and extracurricular activities that reflect the spirit and goals of D.A.R.E.
  • Written summary documenting current role with the Youth Advisory Board
  • Official sealed transcript of grades and scholastic scores
  • A letter of recommendation from a school administrator/educator
  • A letter of recommendation for outstanding achievement in community service from a source other than school administrators/educators or law enforcement officials

Submission Deadline
March 1, 2019.

Website and Application Link

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