Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
271
Days
April 15 2025
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Letter of endorsement; Lineage Form or applicant's original approved UDC or CofC application; Copy of Confederate ancestor's complete service record
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Mail
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Interview
  • Checkmark Personal Photograph
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
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Dorothy Williams Scholarship

Description

The Dorothy Williams Scholarship is an undergraduate scholarship, offered without restrictions, by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Undergraduate scholarships are available either until the student completes the degree or a maximum of 4 years, whichever comes first. Applicants must be the lineal (direct) descendant of an eligible Confederate (that is, one who served honorably in the Confederate Army, Navy, or Civil Service or who gave Material Aid to the Cause). Only members of UDC or CofC may apply on the record of collateral ancestors. Applicants must be endorsed by the Chapter President and the Chapter Second Vice President, Division President and by the Division Second Vice President. GED and recent SAT/ACT scores will be accepted without GPA if the applicant is not a high school graduate. Applicants must attend college or university in the United States. Please visit the scholarship's website or contact the United Daughters of the Confederacy for more information about the scholarship and the application process.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of the U.S. Army Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of the U.S. Navy

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Letter of endorsement; Lineage Form or applicant's original approved UDC or CofC application; Copy of Confederate ancestor's complete service record
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Mail
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Interview
  • Checkmark Personal Photograph
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
Contact udc@hqudc.org
Tel: 804-355-1636
Fax: 804-353-1396 Address Memorial Building
328 N Arthur Ashe Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220