Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
363
Days
April 15 2022
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Wallet-sized photograph of head and shoulders, Lineage form, Copy of Confederate ancestor's complete service record, Letter of endorsement from sponsoring UDC Chapter, Signed letter from applicant
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Test Scores
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Admiral Raphael Semmes Scholarship

Description

The United Daughters of the Confederacy offers the Admiral Raphael Semmes scholarship program. Two members of the same family may not hold General scholarships simultaneously. Scholarship application forms are available only through local UDC Chapters. Attach the following to the application: Lineage form (complete with all information and complete proof of lineage (if non-UDC/CofC), OR applicants original approved UDC/CofC application. Must include proof to link each generation to the next. Copy of Confederate ancestors complete service record (copy of approved UDC or CofC application is acceptable): a) for military, submit official Confederate military record from authoritative source, must show unit and state; b) for civil service or Material Aid, submit proof from authoritative source and give full description of service (if ancestor signed Oath of Allegiance prior to April 9, 1865, proof of further service required). General scholarship application form (official UDC form, revised 2009), complete with all information signed by UDC Chapter and Division (or CWND) President and Second Vice President. Letter of recommendation from recent teacher/counselor (on schools letterhead) with objective evaluation of applicant. Official grade transcript of previous year and fall semester/quarter. Signed letter from applicant (maximum 300 words) (1) pledging to make best possible use of the opportunity offered by a UDC scholarship; (2) outlining goals and plans/preparation for meeting them; and (3) explaining what receiving a UDC scholarship would mean to the applicant. Completed scholarship applications are submitted only through UDC Chapters by the Chapter deadline. Chapters set their own deadlines in order for the applications to be received by the Division Second Vice President by the Division deadline. The Division Second Vice President will send the applications to the Second Vice President General by the April 15 General deadline.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Wallet-sized photograph of head and shoulders, Lineage form, Copy of Confederate ancestor's complete service record, Letter of endorsement from sponsoring UDC Chapter, Signed letter from applicant
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Test Scores
  • Checkmark Transcript
Contact
Scholarship Contact
elle25570@yahoo.com
Tel: 804-355-1636
Fax: 804-353-1396 Address Memorial Building
344 N Arthur Ashe Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220