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Ruth S. Widener - Honoring the Late Mrs. Ralph Widener Scholarship

The Ruth S. Widener - Honoring the Late Mrs. Ralph Widener 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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Last Updated: 12/18/2015

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