Essay Contests for Students

The DAR has two major essay contests for students. The links below will lead you to more information about each one.

American History Essay Contest
The American History Essay Contest was established to encourage young people to think creatively about our nation’s great history and learn about history in a new light.

Christopher Columbus Essay Contest
DAR partnered with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in 1996 to sponsor an annual national essay contest in honor of Christopher Columbus.