American History Essay Contest

American History Essay Contest: Chapters are encouraged to conduct the American History Essay Contest by reaching out to all public, private, and homeschooled students in grades 5, 6, 7, and 8.  This contest is conducted without regard to race, religion, sex, or national origin.  All grades will be judged separately, with one winner chosen per […]

Patriots of the American Revolution Essay Contest

NEW!  The National Society launched the Patriots of the American Revolution DAR High School Essay Contest in 2021, for students in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12.  This essay contest will focus on figures of the American Revolution in preparation for the 250th anniversary of the nation’s founding. This contest is conducted without regard to […]

Woman in American History Recognition

The emphasis of the Woman in American History award is on the role of women, past and present, in American history. Chapters are encouraged to select a notable woman from their community to honor.  She could be a historical entity or currently alive and worthy of recognition.  Look for women who are, or have been, intellectual, […]