Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
Continuous
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - "Lineage Form (complete with all information and complete proof of lineage (if non-UDC/CofC), OR applicant's original approved UDC/CofC application. Must include proof to link each generation to the next. Copy of Confederate ancestor's 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). Letter of endorsement from sponsoring UDC Chapter. 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. "
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Frances Pauline Clark Keys Memorial Scholarship

Description

"QUALIFICATIONS: An applicant 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/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. Applicants must complete and submit the official UDC General Scholarship packet. Final approval of applications shall be made by the Second Vice President General's Education Committee. GED and recent SAT/ACT scores will be accepted without GPA if applicant is not a high school graduate. Student must carry a minimum of 12 hours each semester. Scholarship candidates are sponsored by local Chapters. Scholarship application forms are available only through local UDC Chapters. Completed scholarship applications are submitted only through UDC Chapters. Deadlines: 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, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - "Lineage Form (complete with all information and complete proof of lineage (if non-UDC/CofC), OR applicant's original approved UDC/CofC application. Must include proof to link each generation to the next. Copy of Confederate ancestor's 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). Letter of endorsement from sponsoring UDC Chapter. 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. "
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Entry In A Contest
  • Checkmark Personal Photograph
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
Contact 2ndvpudc@gmail.com
Address 328 North Ashe Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220-4009