DUV Scholarship Program




In order to qualify for a scholarship award the student must be:

  1. A member of the sophomore, junior, or senior classes during the 2023 school year.
  2. A lineal descendant (parent to child) of a Union Veteran of the Civil War 1861-1865.
  3. A student of satisfactory scholastic standing.
  4. An American citizen, native-born or naturalized.
  5. An individual of good moral character.
  6. While the applicant must be a citizen of California, the university or college
    can be out of State.

The application must be accompanied by the following:

  1. Photocopy of the student’s ancestor’s war record.
  2. Photocopy of the official transcript of the student’s most recent scholastic record.  Transcript to be sent directly from the school, not from the student.
  3. A personal statement by the applicant (no less than 100 and no more than 300 words) stating why he or she is applying for the scholarship.
  4. Two personal references (school, employer, church, etc.)  noting the field of reference to the student.

This is a one-time grant not to exceed fifteen hundred dollars ($1500.00) per year.

Applications and supporting documents must be received by June 1, 2023. Applications should be mailed to:

  •                         Chris Klukkert, Scholarship Chair
  •                         Laura Belle Stoddard Tent 22, DUV
  •                         P.O. Box 1176
  •                         Buellton, CA 93427
  •                         For questions please email: ordway2@aol.com
  • 2022 DUV ScholarshipApplication – download and print the application
  • Updated 1/12/23

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