Applicants for DAR scholarships must be citizens of the United States. Applicants must also attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required, however, applicants may want to reach out to a DAR chapter in their area for help with their applications. Applicants should submit their scholarship applications using the DAR's new on-line process from November 1 through January 31 by 11:59 pm (Hawaii Time).
The Michael T. and Mary L. Cloyd Scholarship is a one-time only, preferred amount award of $3,000 to two students with a minimum 3.0 average for the third level of undergraduate studying in the field of Archives Management with a preference given to applicants specializing in American History. Other than the aforementioned criteria, this scholarship doesn't have any other specific restrictions.