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Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation Scholarship Program

$10,000

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Awards Available: 28

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  • Scholarship Description
  • 18 scholarships will be awarded to V irginia high school juniors and seniors submitting outstanding analytical essays on any aspect--positive or negative--of the career, character, or legacy of General Robert E. Lee and/or General "Stonewall" Jackson.

    The Foundation will award one $2,000 scholarship and one $1,000 scholarship to students whose essays are judged to be the best in each of Virginia's eight public high school regions.

    In addition, the Foundation will award one $2,000 scholarship and one $1,000 scholarship to private school or homeschooled students whose essays are judged to be the best from this sector.

    An additional award of $8,000 will go to the public school, private school, or homeschooled student who authors the essay judged to be the best in the state. This student will receive a total award of $10,000.

    A $1,000 award will be given to a school in each of the nine judging sectors in the name of the high school teacher or advisor who sponsors the most participating students in that sector.
  • Contact
  • Stephanie Leech, Administrator
  • PO Box 8121
  • Charlottesville, VA 22906
  • 434-977-1861

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Carrie D  on 9/23/2010 9:23:37 AM

I wrote this essay and won 2000 dollars! Its really worth it, you should all totally do it.

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