The Walter and Ruth Ross Family Scholarship Announces $1,000 Renewable Scholarship for Antwerp High School Seniors

(ST. LOUIS, FEBRUARY 25, 2022) – The Walter and Ruth Ross Family Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for its first annually awarded $1,000 scholarship to students who are graduating seniors at Antwerp High School in Antwerp, Ohio.

William Ross, a 1964 graduate of Antwerp High School, is pleased to announce the establishment of the Fund in memory of his parents. The Fund will support Antwerp High School students in achieving their education goals.

The award is available to graduating seniors at Antwerp High School in Antwerp, Ohio. Applicants must plan to enroll full time at an accredited, nonprofit, trade/technical school, two-year college, or four-year college or university in Ohio or in another state where the student will receive in-state tuition. Applicants must demonstrate unmet financial need as determined by standard methods of need analysis in practice at the time of selection.

Applications will be evaluated on the basis of essays that demonstrate a commitment to completing a degree or credential; extracurricular and community involvement, including work experience; transcript that demonstrates past successes and potential degree completion; and financial need.

Recipients of the Ross Family Scholarship may reapply for award consideration for a maximum of four years of undergraduate funding, provided they continue to make satisfactory progress toward a degree and continue to meet eligibility criteria.

The Walter and Ruth Ross Family Scholarship Fund is a component fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, and the scholarship program is administered by the Foundation. The Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability. Final decisions on eligibility, selection, and award amount will be determined by the St. Louis Community Foundation.

Application materials are due by midnight on April 15, 2022.  For complete eligibility requirements and application materials, please visit


About the St. Louis Community Foundation
The St. Louis Community Foundation is a nonprofit foundation with approximately 800 charitable funds. Each fund represents a unique charitable giving partnership between an individual, family, or business and designated nonprofit recipients. The St. Louis Community Foundation inspires purposeful philanthropy that connects community and donors to build and preserve a more equitable and vibrant region, now and forever.

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