Essay contest for junior and senior Virginia high school students. Must demonstrate appreciation for the exemplary character and soldierly virtues of Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. Three one-time awards of $1000 in each of Virginia’s eight regions. A bonus scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to the author of the best essay in each of the eight regions. An additional award of $8000 will go to the essay judged the best in the state.
- Must currently be in high school
- Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
- Application form required
- Transcript required
- Essay required
- Entry in a contest required
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Donor: Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation
A foundation honoring the lifelong interest in education shared by Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson by sponsoring an annual essay competition which awards college scholarships to Virginia high school juniors and seniors.