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Data Submission Requirements

COMPLETED APPLICATION: Applicants must complete the printed application in its entirety and submit three (3) copies of the application and all supporting documents to the committee. Signing of the application attests to the accuracy of ALL data submitted for scholarship consideration.

ANCESTOR PROOF: Applicants must be a genealogically proven descendant of a Confederate Officer or a descendant of a member of the national or state Confederate government branches. (See Eligibility). Some form of written evidence of eligibility must be provided with the application.

PERSONAL STATEMENT: An applicant will submit a personal letter of application describing his/her academic and career aspirations and include other areas that have influenced the applicants development as a person committed to pursuing his/her educational goals. The applicant may use any approach to completing this assignment. The personal letter is limited to one page back and front.

ACADEMIC RECORDS: The applicant must submit an academic record of courses completed where currently enrolled, and include grade point average and class rank. Scholastic aptitude test scores and/or other pertinent test scores, if not in the applicant’s transcript, should also be included. Transcripts not released to the applicant should be sent to the Scholarship Committee by the institution transcript officer.

RECOMMENDATIONS: Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant’s character, ability, dependability and integrity. One of the letters shall be from a teacher, counselor, or principal from the last institution where the applicant was enrolled.

SPONSORSHIP: All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from a Texas MOS&B Chapter that will be submitted with application material.

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