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.
Renewable for up to four years if recipient maintains minimum 3.0 GPA.
Study areas: Home economics, nutrition, nursing
Deadline: June 15
Award type: Scholarship
Award coverage: Other
Enrollment level: College Senior, College Freshman, College Junior, College Sophomore
Major: Home Economics, General, Nursing, Other, Nutritional Sciences
Organization: Children Of The Confederacy, United Daughters Of The Confederacy
Walter Reed Smith Scholarship United States
United Daughters of the Confederacy
328 North Boulevard Richmond, VA 23220 United States
Phone: (804) 355-1636
Fax: (804) 353-1396