Vern Chesbro Memorial Scholarship Fund

Fund Criteria

Purpose: This fund was established to provide scholarships to high school students who are graduating from any high school located in Franklin County and entering the field of public administration or political science.

Criteria: In order to be eligible for the scholarship, you must meet the following:

  • Must be a graduate from any high school in Franklin County;
  • Must be pursuing a degree in public administration or political science;
  • The student must continue to attend classes and keep a 2.5- grade point average (or equivalent).
  • Submit a scholarship application on a form provided by the Foundation.

Guidelines: Scholarships are awarded annually and dispersed in 2 equal payments in August and January.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by April 1st.

Application form: Download here.

Please submit applications by April 1st to:

Franklin County Community Foundation
Box 17
Ottawa, KS  66067