The Rosamond M. Young Memorial Scholarship

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.

Donor
Rozamond M. Young Memorial Scholarship
Award
$1,000 renewable for three years. Scholarship is offered in even years only
Scopes
Education Major Scholarships, Montgomery County
Deadline
03/06/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you plan to pursue a teacher's certification in order to teach English or English Literature?
  2. Please write an essay explaining what has motivated you to enter the teaching profession. Your essay should be typed, double spaced, and use a 12 point font.