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Henry Clay Darsey Scholarship

The Henry Clay Darsey 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. 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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It is important to spend time looking into available information on the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of obtaining money comes from finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. Before you even begin, be aware of the reason for involvement of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and their goals for the Henry Clay Darsey Scholarship. Once that is done, figure out if you have any likelihood of being awarded the scholarship. Upon determining that you have the possibility of actually being awarded the Henry Clay Darsey Scholarship, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

An important detail of working toward obtaining the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be long and boring, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application correctly and completely. You don't want to lose out on a technicality.

After filing, it's important to know when the Henry Clay Darsey Scholarship chooses a winner and distributes any funds in order to know whether or not you can rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and how it will assist with your future, you might have to follow certain conditions on what bills you can pay with the Henry Clay Darsey Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to find ways to handle all of your financial needs, and getting the Henry Clay Darsey Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources is often invaluable. If you don't end up getting the Henry Clay Darsey Scholarship, don't give up, there are other scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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