Ship Island - Mrs. J.O. Jones Memorial 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 twelve 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||Nursing|
Renewable for up to four years if recipient maintians minimum 3.0 GPA.
|Must be repaid?||no|
|Required to attend a specific school?||no|