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The Rosamond M. Young Memorial Scholarship

Dayton Foundation

The Rosamond M. Young Memorial Scholarship was established to offer financial assistance to a graduating high school senior in Montgomery County planning to become a teacher of English or English Literature. Rosamond McPherson Young, Dayton educator, historian and journalist, died in 2005 at age 92. Mrs. Young was a school teacher in Dayton for 30 years. She had a second career as a columnist for more than 25 years for The Journal Herald and the Dayton Daily News. She also was an author, writing English textbooks as well as brisk biographies of Dayton’s great men and tales of her regal cat, Edith.

Students must have a minimum 3.0 gpa and plan to major in English or English Literature with the intent to become a teacher. This scholarship is offered in even years only.

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Acceptance StartDecember 15, 2023
Deadline March 8, 2024
Frequency3 years
Number of Awards Granted1

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