National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program

🏆 Available:
💰 Amount Varies
⏳ 04/15

Scholarship Description

The United Daughters of the Confederacy offers the Winnie DavisChildren of the Confederacy scholarship program. Recipient must be, or have been until the age of 18, a participating member of the CofC and approved by the Third Vice President General. 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

  • 3.0 Minimum GPA
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Test scores required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)

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Donor: National Italian American Foundation

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is a nationwide organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., and is the largest and most loyal representative of the more than 20 million Italian American citizens living in the United States. NIAF was founded in 1975 and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with no political affiliations. NIAF’s two most important purposes are to encourage Italian Americans to continue keeping their culturally rich heritage and traditions alive and present, and to ensure that the entire community never forgets the great contribution that Italians have made to the history and progress of the United States. To this end, the Foundation actively collaborates with the United States Congress and the White House on all major issues affecting Italian Americans.