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Albert Sidney Johnston Scholarship Eligibility

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants for the Scholarship must be a genealogically proven descendant of a Confederate Officer or descendant of a member of the Confederate Executive or Legislative branches of government or descendant of a member of the Confederate States’ legislatures, judiciary or executive branches of state government.

TIME SCHEDULES: Scholarship applications must be submitted to the Scholarship Committee by March 1 each year. Award winners will be notified as soon as they are selected and funds awarded for scholarships will be forwarded to selected institutions as soon as applicant notifies Scholarship Committee of enrollment.

REVIEW: Priority is given to graduating seniors moving from H.S. to College. The committee will review all criteria and provisions and may request additional information or clarification from the applicant. The committee’s decision as to eligibility and merit is final. All criteria being equal, preference is also given to relatives of current MOS&B members.

SCHOLARSHIP LIMITS: Applicants normally may not receive a scholarship more than once. An exception may be made for a previously selected applicant who is entering graduate studies after receiving a bachelor’s degree. This applicant will be considered only after all first time qualified applicants have been reviewed/approved.

JUDGING CRITERIA: Scholarships awarded shall be merit based and applicants will be judged on academic performance, character, school and community activities, ability to express himself/herself in written form, personal motivation, leadership potential, and the strength of the recommendations.

JUDGING CRITERIA POINTS: Extra Curricular – 10%; Personal Statement – 10%; Academic Performance – 70%; Recommendations – 10%

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