Sam Davis Scholarship Information

The Order of Confederate Rose Florida Society Corp. administers a scholarship created by SCV member James Moore Crawford of DeFuniak Springs, Fl. in memory of his wife Marie H. P. " Pilkie" Crawford. Mr. Crawford is a member of camp # 1541, and has been a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans for over 50 years.

This scholarship will allow us to provide tuition expenses for at least one young adult to the Sam Davis Youth Camp. The winners will be selected by their winning essay.

The topic this year is : Who is your confederate hero, why and what would you say to him or her?

The Scholarship is open to young lads & ladies from age 12 to 20. Essay competition commences on Jan.1 and runs until March 15th. Essay winners will be announced on April 1st to coincide with Confederate History Month. Essay must be at least 500 words in length. Essays will be judged by the General Executive Board of the Order of Confederate Rose, Florida Society.

Winners will be responsible for transportation to and from the camp.

All participates entering the competition must be sponsored by a Sons of Confederate Veterans camp in order to be eligible to attend the Sam Davis Youth camp. The camp this year is located at SW Virginia Woodmen of the World Family Activity Center, 1336 Simmons Mill Rd, Thaxton, VA 24174.

The dates of the camp are Sunday June 16th to Friday, June 22nd, 2013.

Scholarship entries can be mailed to :

 OCRFS, Crawford Scholarship, PO Box 303 Quincy, Fl 32353

or you may email to: confederate_charmer@yahoo.com.

All entries must be postmarked by March 15th to qualify.

For further information contact our scholarship trustee; Lynda O'Neal, Past President OCRFS. Flrosepres@hotmail.com