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

Sponsored by: United Daughters of the Confederacy

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.


Application Deadline June 15
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study Business administration, computer science, English, history
Renewable for up to four years if recipient maintains minimum 3.0 GPA.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? yes


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Eloise Campbell Scholarship
United Daughters of the Confederacy
United States

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