Robert E. Lee Ministerial Scholarship
The Robert E. Lee Ministerial Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Requirements: Applicant must be a lineal descendant of worthy Confederates or collateral descendant who is a member of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and carry a minimum of 12 hours each semester. Applicant must be prepared to pass entrance examination of prospective college or university. Applicant must submit proof of Confederate Military Record, line of descent from Confederate ancestor, a letter of endorsement from sponsoring Chapter, a letter of recommendation, complete financial report, official transcripts, an essay on the significance of a southern heritage, and a wallet size photo. Original and four copies of the application forms and five copies of all documents, certificates, and letters must be submitted to the Division Director of Education. All inquiries must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Recipient chosen by Union Theological Sem.
Sponsorship provided by:
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Second Vice President General, 1742 Conrad Sauer Drive
Houston, TX 77043
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A good place to start is to search for the latest information on the scholarship. Your best chance of success comes from first understanding the qualifications and making sure you meet them. At the outset figure out the reason for involvement of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and their reason for offering the Robert E. Lee Ministerial Scholarship. Once that is done, make sure you have a reasonable chance to obtain the scholarship. If you think that there is a good chance that you can be awarded the Robert E. Lee Ministerial Scholarship, then it is worth it to fill out an application.
An important aspect in the process of trying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Some forms are lengthy, but take the time to make sure that the forms are filled out precisely and completely. You don't want to miss out as the result of something that could have been avoided.
After the required forms have been mailed, you should note when the Robert E. Lee Ministerial Scholarship chooses a winner and makes payment of the resources in order to stay informed about if it is possible to rely on the scholarship to help meet any bills associated with your education and how it will assist with your future, since there might be constraints in what can be paid with the Robert E. Lee Ministerial Scholarship. It can be difficult to find ways to take care of all of your financial needs, and having the additional resources of the Robert E. Lee Ministerial Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can be a huge help. Even if you don't obtain the Robert E. Lee Ministerial Scholarship, keep at it, search for additional scholarships for which you can apply.
Last Updated: 10/21/2011