Major John F. Harris, Jr., Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Major John F. Harris, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to financially assist JROTC graduating seniors within the Dayton Public School System to further their education at an accredited college, community college, university, vocational school or trade program. The fund honors the memory of Major John Harris, Jr. who was an instructor at Grace A. Greene Military Academy and had a strong desire to help students become independent and self-supporting.

  • Must be a graduating senior at a Dayton Public High School
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership skills through exemplary participation in school and community activities
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA

Major John F. Harris
African American Community Foundation, Belmont High School, Dayton Public Schools Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you in the JROTC program in a Dayton Public School?
  2. Please write a five paragraph essay on the topic: “The Importance of Being Independent and Self-Sufficient.” Your essay should be typed, double spaced, and use a 12 point font.
  3. Please provide the name and email address for an additional letter of reference. NOTE: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform that person to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.