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Gertrude Botts-Saucier Scholarship

The Gertrude Botts-Saucier Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Award Information:

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, and be from Louisiana, Mississippi, or Texas. 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 check out the background of the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of achieving your goal will follow from finding out the requirements from the start and knowing if you fulfill them. Prior to starting, identify the potential motivations of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and their goals for the Gertrude Botts-Saucier Scholarship. If you are qualified, figure out if you have a reasonable chance to receive the scholarship. After figuring out that there is a good chance that you can be awarded the Gertrude Botts-Saucier Scholarship, then it is useful to use your time.

One critical part of applying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be time consuming and laborious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out precisely and in its entirety. Pay careful attention so that you won't miss out because of carelessness.

Once the application is sent off, you should note when the Gertrude Botts-Saucier Scholarship chooses a winner and actually dispenses any funds so that you can know if you will be able to count on the scholarship to provide additional support for your financial needs and how it will help you out, since there might be constraints on what expenses are covered by the Gertrude Botts-Saucier Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to find ways to take care of all of your financial needs, and making use of the Gertrude Botts-Saucier Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can be a huge help. If you don't end up getting the Gertrude Botts-Saucier Scholarship, try not to be upset, there will be alternative scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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