Must demonstrate financial need.
Applicants are asked to submit an essay about a particular topic. The top essays are chosen as winners of the contest.
The Congressional Seminar is a week long session with three distinct lines of inquiry. First, your students will learn more about today's issues and listen to debates from the highest officials of our national government.
Second, your students convey their opinions, thoughts, and disappointments to men and women who actually run our government. Third, the students will learn from each other through new friendships and by exchanging different views and opinions.
The essay topic changes each year. The essay must be approximately words and the essay contest is open to 10th, 11th, and 12th graders.
All essays must be completed and received by the chairperson by February 1st. The Workshops take place in late June. Funds toward travel and the few miscellaneous expenses are provided by some State Societies.
We are always pleased with the response from Maryland high schools. Generally we are able to raise enough money to send four to five Maryland students annually to the Workshops.
To better understand the planned activities of the seminar week and to receive an application for this years essay contest, please contact us at or email to director mountclare. Also visit the Colonial Dames website at www.Honors & recognition. won a national essay contest sponsored by the National Society of The Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA).
Essay winners receive a full scholarship to attend the The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA), founded in , is dedicated to furthering an appreciation of the national heritage of the United States through patriotic service, historic preservation, and educational projects.
The society also sponsors an annual essay contest in American history for high school students. The National Catholic Essay Contest AMERICUS – Spenser Anderson of Americus, rising senior at Southland Academy, is among the four Georgia students to win the national essay contest sponsored by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA) and offered through the Patriotic Service committee of the Americus Town Committee, NSCDA-Georgia.
The committee publicizes the essay contest in Maryland high schools, judging the essays, and contacting the scholarship winners. the NSCDA website) for each candidate selected by the Committee. At least two months before the Annual Meeting, the Chairman shall submit.
Membership: “The Societies shall be composed entirely of women who are descended in their own right from some ancestor of worthy life who, residing in an American colony, rendered efficient services to his/her country during the Colonial period, either in the founding of a State of Commonwealth, or of an institution which has survived and developed into importance, or who shall have held and.
The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA) was founded in by a group of Philadelphia women, dedicated to Colonial History historic preservation and patriotism. Maryland followed the State of Pennsylvania and became the second State Society.