Washington and Lee Scholarship
The Washington and Lee 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.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Sponsorship provided by:
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Second Vice President General, 1742 Conrad Sauer Drive
Houston, TX 77043
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One may find it helpful to search for the latest information on the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of success is a result of finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. At the outset figure out the potential motivations of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and their goals for the Washington and Lee Scholarship. If you are qualified, verify that there is the possibility to receive the scholarship. If you think that there is a good chance of going on to be awarded the Washington and Lee Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.
A crucial part in the process of trying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be drawn-out and tiresome, but take the time to make sure that you fill out the application accurately. You don't want to get passed over on a technicality.
After filing, it's important to know when the Washington and Lee Scholarship chooses a winner and makes payment of any funds in order to know whether or not you will be able to count on the scholarship to provide additional support for the expenses associated with school and how it will assist with your future, as there may be restrictions on how you can use the Washington and Lee Scholarship. You might find it challenging to find ways to handle all of your financial needs, and having the additional resources of the Washington and Lee Scholarship can be a huge help. If you are not fortunate to receive the Washington and Lee Scholarship, continue looking, you might find new scholarships for which you can apply.
Last Updated: 10/21/2011