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Ship Island-Mrs. J.O. Jones Memorial Scholarship

To provide financial assistance for graduate nursing education to lineal descendants of Confederate veterans.

Number Awarded: 1 each year.

Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Deadline: February of each year.

Eligibility: Eligible to apply for these scholarships are lineal descendants of worthy Confederates or collateral descendants who are members of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Applicants must intend to study nursing at the graduate level and must submit certified proof of the Confederate record of 1 ancestor, with the company and regiment in which he served. They must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Additional Information: Members of the same family may not hold scholarships simultaneously, and only 1 application per family will be accepted within any 1 year. All requests for applications must be accompanied by a SASE.

Contact Information:
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Attn: Education Director
328 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Fax: 804/353-1396