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Mrs. L.H. Raines Memorial Scholarship

The Mrs. L.H. Raines Memorial 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
USA

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It will help if you thoroughly research the background of the scholarship. Your best chance of success is a result of initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. Prior to starting, figure out the reason for involvement of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and their reason for offering the Mrs. L.H. Raines Memorial Scholarship. Once that is done, you should determine if you have any likelihood of actually getting the scholarship. Once you believe that you have a decent shot that you can be a recipient of the Mrs. L.H. Raines Memorial Scholarship, then it is worth it to fill out an application.

A crucial part of applying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Some forms are drawn-out, but take the time to make sure that you fill out the application accurately and thoroughly. Pay careful attention so that you won't be denied because of carelessness.

Once the application is sent off, it's important to know when the Mrs. L.H. Raines Memorial Scholarship makes payment of any funds so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and what assistance it will provide, you might have to follow certain conditions on what expenses are covered by the Mrs. L.H. Raines Memorial Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to find ways to cover all of your financial needs, and obtaining the Mrs. L.H. Raines Memorial Scholarship to defray some of the costs can make things much easier. If you don't end up getting the Mrs. L.H. Raines Memorial Scholarship, try not to be upset, there are other scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015

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