Apply for a Scholarship


The DCA provides scholarships for graduating Darien High School seniors and college students who are or have been DCA scholarship awardees. The scholarship program assists students with undergraduate studies and students are eligible to apply and be considered for a scholarship for all four years of their undergraduate career.

Please read the following information carefully as there are important deadlines.

Darien High School Seniors

Darien High School Seniors can find the application on the Darien High School website. This is a common application that is used by other community organizations for their scholarship process. The deadline for completing and returning the application is March 26, 2023. Please see your high school counselor for any questions concerning the application.

The DCA Scholarship Committee will review submitted applications, then invite students who meet the need and merit criteria for a DCA scholarship for interviews in April.

Returning College Students

If you received a DCA scholarship in the past you are eligible to reapply. The deadline to return the completed application to the DCA is March 31, 2023 at noon. Please complete this application by the deadline otherwise we cannot consider you for a scholarship. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. Applications received past the deadline will not be considered.

Returning college student interviews are held in June. Students will be contacted in May to schedule a day and time.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.