Judith A. Ingram Memorial Scholarship Fund

Judith Anne Ingram spent a long career in elementary education, first in Virginia, then in the Titusville (PA) School District and for many years in the Mechanicsburg Area School District.  She served as principal at several schools in the MASD, with her longest tenure at Northside Elementary School.  She received a Bachelor’s Degree with honors from Slippery Rock University, and Master’s Degrees from the University of Virginia and Slippery Rock.  During her life, Judy was passionate about elementary education.  She mentored several students seeking careers in elementary education.  She received several prominent awards from her peers.  She passed away in 2014. This award seeks to honor and keep alive Judy’s legacy in the field of elementary education.

This scholarship is a fund of the Mechanicsburg Area Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC.

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March 15


Multiple Winners / Amount Varies

Scholarship FAQ


  1. Graduating senior from the Mechanicsburg Area, Camp Hill, Cumberland Valley or West Shore School Districts. 
  2. Plans to attend college and major in elementary education 
  3. Academic achievement, including a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale  
  4. Financial need 
  5. Essay
  6. Supplemental documents. This may include a resume, letter(s) of recommendation, transcript, FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR), or other scholarship-specific documents. Specific requirements are noted in the application.


Describe why you are planning a career in elementary education. 500 words maximum.


This scholarship is a one-time only award; however, college students who received the award as a graduating high school senior, may re-apply each consecutive year. Students must submit a full application but may be prompted to complete a different essay. 

Would you like to support the ? You can make a donation directly to this fund, to help grow its impact and ability to provide educational resources for students in our community — forever!


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