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historical preservation

Historic Preservation

Historic buildings and places offer invaluable opportunities to experience America's rich heritage.

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patriotic service

Patriotic Service

Citizenship projects support our veterans and active military families, new immigrants, and local communities and libraries.

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The NSCDA-MI essay contest provides an opportunity for Michigan students to visit Washington, D.C. with the Washington Workshops Foundation.

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washington workshop scholarship winnersRyan Rich and Collin Blatt receive their Washington Workshop Scholarship certificates at the Marlette, Michigan, High School Awards Evening.  A third winner, Henry Atkins of Ada, Michigan, was not present. A major project of NSCDA, this essay contest for high school students is held under the auspices of the Washington Workshops Foundation, a private non-profit educational program in American government.  Essay winners from each State Society are awarded full tuition scholarships to attend a week-long Congressional Seminar on national government in Washington, D.C. In addition to seminar materials, university campus housing and two daily meals, participants are given tours of museums and national monuments while having fun and making new friends.

The 2016 Washington Workshop will be held June 18-24, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2015.