Ship Island - Mrs. J.O. Jones Memorial Scholarship
The Ship Island - Mrs. J.O. Jones Memorial 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 twelve 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.
Sponsorship provided by:
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Second Vice President General, 1742 Conrad Sauer Drive
Houston, TX 77043
You can find out more by contacting:
One may find it helpful to investigate the background of the scholarship. Your best chance of achieving your goal will follow from first understanding the qualifications and then determining if you qualify. Prior to starting, seek to understand the potential motivations of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and their goals for the Ship Island - Mrs. J.O. Jones Memorial Scholarship. If you are qualified, make sure there is the possibility to receive the scholarship. Once you believe that you have a decent shot that you can be a recipient of the Ship Island - Mrs. J.O. Jones Memorial Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.
One critical part of applying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Applications can sometimes be long and tedious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that your work was done accurately. You don't want to miss out on a technicality.
After filing, it's important to know when the Ship Island - Mrs. J.O. Jones Memorial Scholarship confers the award and makes payment of the resources in order to stay informed about if it is possible to rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for the expenses associated with school and its personal usefulness, since there might be constraints on what bills you can pay with the Ship Island - Mrs. J.O. Jones Memorial Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to find ways to handle the increasing costs of education, and getting the Ship Island - Mrs. J.O. Jones Memorial Scholarship to defray some of the costs can be a huge help. If you are not fortunate to receive the Ship Island - Mrs. J.O. Jones Memorial Scholarship, don't give up, search for additional scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.
Last Updated: 10/21/2011