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Walter Reed Smith Scholarship

The Walter Reed Smith Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Award Information:

Requirements: Applicant must be a woman over the age of 30 who is 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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Walter Reed Smith Scholarship

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A vital aspect of applying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Occasionally the process can be time consuming and boring, but take the time to make sure that your work was done correctly and without omission. It would be awful to lose out as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After filing, it's important to know when the Walter Reed Smith Scholarship confers the award and distributes the resources in order to stay informed about if it is possible to rely on the scholarship to help meet any bills associated with your education and how it will assist with your future, stipulations may exist on how you can use the Walter Reed Smith Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to be able to cover the increasing costs of education, and being awarded the Walter Reed Smith Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can make things much easier. If you don't end up getting the Walter Reed Smith Scholarship, keep at it, there will be alternative scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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