Ross Scholarship Fund

The Ross Scholarship Fund was established to support graduating high school seniors from Franklin County planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education. Recipients will be of a character, attitude, ability, aptitude and previous educational record as shall give promise of their being able to successfully pursue a higher educational course.

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March 15


Number of Awards Vary / $2,000 Per Semester For Up to Four years

Scholarship FAQ


  1. Graduating high school senior who is a resident of Franklin County
  2. Extra consideration will be given to students graduating from a current or future high school in the Chambersburg Area School District
  3. Planning on attending an accredited institution of higher education including two-year or four year college or university, technical school, or certificate program
  4. Student must show confidence in being able to successfully pursue higher education
  5. Academic achievement, with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher
  6. Financial need
  7. Essay
  8. 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 your reasoning for continuing your education and how you have prepared for this course ofstudy. You can include descriptions of your career goals, ambitions, talents, and passions. Minimum 200 words.


This scholarship will automatically renew for up to four years provided the recipient remains enrolled in their program and maintains a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Students must submit their transcript and tuition bill EACH SEMESTER for renewal of the award.

Should the GPA requirement not be met, the student will be placed on probation. Failure to regain the required GPA after one academic semester will result in the loss of the scholarship.

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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