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Educating America Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Mr. Dan Davis has established a scholarship program to assist seniors who attend or current undergraduates who graduated from a U.S. High School who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Educating America Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be U.S. residents
  • Be high school seniors or graduates of a U.S. high school.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Be pursuing a degree in the STEM, Nursing, Economics or Trade Fields.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).


If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $2,500 to $5,000. Up to three (3) awards of $5,000 each will be granted to applicants attending a 4-year university and up to two (2) awards of $2,500 each will be granted to applicants attending a two-year/vocational school.

Assuming there are qualified applicants, preference will be given to students who are an orphan, raised in the foster system or children of single parents.

Four-year college awards are renewable up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of maintaining a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Two-year college and vocational-technical school awards are renewable for one additional year or until an associate’s degree/technical certification is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of maintaining a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


All applicants will be notified in February.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.

Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need. As part of the application, students will upload a copy of their SAR to verify financial need.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of the sponsor play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Mr. Dan Davis. Payment is made in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
  • Student Aid Report (SAR) from your FAFSA.. 

    NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload an official copy of those test scores separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than December 10, 2021 3:00 pm CT.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Hub.

Mr. Dan Davis has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!