Our Educational Projects

The National Society of the Colonial Dames in the State of New York (NSCDNY), a Code Section 501 (c) (3) organization, has been offering educational programs to children and adults for over 25 years.  In Step with the National and New York Society missions, the NSCDNY offers the following programs in education:

Field Trip Classes for 3rd and 4th graders

Decorative Arts Classes at Headquarters House Museum for Adults

College Internships

Scholarship Awards. We offer two scholarships annually:

One to the City University of New York (CUNY) to a Ph.D. candidate in American history in the amount of $7,000.  This scholarship has been awarded for the past 44 years to a graduate student of the City University of New York (CUNY).

The second is a stipend in the amount of $2,500 given to a professor at Marymount Manhattan College specializing in American history, art history and decorative arts.

To enquire about any of the educational projects mentioned please email us at info@nscdny.org.



215 East 71st Street,
New York, N.Y., 10021
Tel (212) 744-3572,
Fax (212) 988-1776
email: info@nscdny.org

Van Cortlandt House Museum

The Van Cortlandt House Museum, is the oldest building in The Bronx, New York City.
Van Cortland House Museum.org


We offer an authentic experience based on colonial daily life in New Amsterdam through our interactive field trip program which ties in with the New York City Department of Education Social Studies standards.

virtutes majorum filiae conservant

(women are the keepers of the past)