Adams County Community Foundation offers the following scholarships.

THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 5, 2019  


Students at Bermudian Springs High School are eligible for these scholarships. 

To be eligible for the Adams County Community Foundation Scholarship the student must demonstrate financial need, good academic performance and motivation toward educational and career goals.  The student must volunteer or intern locally and demonstrate a commitment to the Adams County community with an emphasis on issues related to affordable housing, transportation or economic development.

To be eligible for the Adams Electric Cooperative Scholarships the student must be a senior in high school and have at least one parent or guardian currently receiving electric service from Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. with an account(s) in good standing and the parent or guardian must live in Pennsylvania at the time of the student's application for a scholarship. Scholarships are offered to students planning to enter traditional and Career and Trade Schools. 

The Eddie Horst Memorial Scholarship is open to any graduating student in Adams County who is planning a career in music.  Eddie Horst was a graduate of Biglerville High School whose career in music included writing arrangements for Bruce Springsteen and others.  The scholarship was established by Eddie's family and the members of his graduating class.

The Emma M. Duttera Scholarship is open to any graduating senior residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  The applicant may be any male or female who is planning on entering the Protestant Ministry.

The Walter P. and Anna Griest Memorial Scholarship is open to any graduating senior residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Bermudian Springs High School. It was created by Jean Brannock from the estate of her father, Walter P. Griest. The scholarship is open to a student who is preparing for a career in an agricultural related field. The applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

The Harold L. Griffie STEM Scholarship, (renewable for 4 years) established by a grateful BSSD alumnus, is open to any Bermudian Springs High School senior who wishes to enter a 4-year college or university in pursuit of the study of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, also known as STEM disciplines.

The Julie Ann Lochary Scholarship is open to any graduating girl residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  It was established in 2014 in memory of Julie Ann Lochary, a 10 year old student at Rolling Hills Elementary School who passed away in September 2013 after battling brain cancer.  The scholarship is open to any girl who has been active in the 4-H program.  The student may be attending any 2 - 4 year post-secondary degree program at a college or technical school.

The Rosemary J. Tawney Scholarships were established by the will of Ms Tawney and are open to graduating seniors at Bermudian Springs, Littlestown and New Oxford High Schools who are pursuing a course of study in any medical related field. Applicants must demonstrate good academic performance, service to school and community, and motivation toward educational and career goals.


Students at Biglerville High School are eligible for these scholarships.

To be eligible for the Adams County Community Foundation Scholarship the student must demonstrate financial need, good academic performance and motivation toward educational and career goals.  The student must volunteer or intern locally and demonstrate a commitment to the Adams County community with an emphasis on issues related to affordable housing, transportation or economic development.

To be eligible for the Adams Electric Cooperative Scholarships the student must be a senior in high school and have at least one parent or guardian currently receiving electric service from Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. with an account(s) in good standing and the parent or guardian must live in Pennsylvania at the time of the student's application for a scholarship. Scholarships are offered to students planning to enter traditional and Career and Trade Schools. 

The Thomas E. Arnold Scholarship  is open to a Biglerville High School student pursuing post-secondary education in the field of history.  The student will demonstrate financial need, have high academic performance, show community involvement and demonstrate strong interest in history as indicated by enrollment in advanced history classes, and work above and beyond the instructor's requirements such as participation in National History Day Competition.

The Mary Sue Cline Scholarships are open to a graduating male and female at Biglerville High School.  This scholarship was created to honor retired Biglerville High School Teacher Mary Sue Cline.  The applicant must be a resident of Adams County for a minimum of two (2) years, be a student of the Upper Adams School District for Junior and Senior years, present evidence of acceptance to a post-secondary school pursuing a business, vocational or technical program requiring no more than two (2) years of study.

The Emma M. Duttera Scholarship is open to any graduating senior residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  The applicant may be any male or female who is planning on entering the Protestant Ministry.

The Berne C. Hart Technical School Scholarship was established by his sister to honor her brother who was a Biglerville student.  The scholarship will be a one-time $5,000 scholarship to a student enrolling in a technical school for post-secondary education leading to employment.  The applicant must demonstrate high financial need, good academic performance, part-time employment during high school and a high motivation t have a career and be self-sufficient.  Technical courses during high school are a requirement. 

The Eddie Horst Memorial Scholarship is open to any graduating student in Adams County who is planning a career in music.  Eddie Horst was a graduate of Biglerville High School whose career in music included writing arrangements for Bruce Springsteen and others.  The scholarship was established by Eddie's family and the members of his graduating class.

The Kermit Jacoby, Jr. Scholarships were established with by Evelyn G. Jacoby in memory of her son Kermit L. Jacoby, Jr. a gifted athlete and Big 33 participant who passed away in 2002.  These scholarships are open to a graduating male and female at Biglerville High School who have earned at least three varsity letters in two sports.  The applicant must have a GPA of at least 85% and he/she must have exhibited outstanding character, sportsmanship and leadership in athletic endeavors.

The Meghan T. McKinney Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of this Biglerville High School Graduate.  The scholarship is open to a graduating student at Biglerville High School who is pursuing a career in healthcare. 

The Luella Musselman Paul Scholarship was established by Tom and Gina Arnold in 2010 to honor his mother, Luella Musselman Paul, for her dedication to the community; to her company, the C. H. Musselman Company; and to her family.  This scholarship is open to a graduating senior at Biglerville High School who demonstrates need, high academic performance and community involvement.

The Julie Ann Lochary Scholarship is open to any graduating girl residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  It was established in 2014 in memory of Julie Ann Lochary, a 10 year old student at Rolling Hills Elementary School who passed away in September 2013 after battling brain cancer.  The scholarship is open to any girl who has been active in the 4-H program.  The student may be attending any 2 - 4 year post secondary degree program at a college or technical school.


Students at Fairfield Area High School are eligible for these scholarships.

The Albert J. Lentz Post 202 American Legion Scholarships are open to graduating seniors at Fairfield Area High School. The scholarships are sponsored by the American Legion Post 202 Club and are presented to one boy and one girl.  The scholarships are based on financial need, academic scholarship and service to school and community.

To be eligible for the Adams Electric Cooperative Scholarships the student must be a senior in high school and have at least one parent or guardian currently receiving electric service from Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. with an account(s) in good standing and the parent or guardian must live in Pennsylvania at the time of the student's application for a scholarship. Scholarships are offered to students planning to enter traditional and Career and Trade Schools. 

To be eligible for the Adams Electric Cooperative Scholarship the student must be a senior in high school and have at least one parent or guardian currently receiving electric service from Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. with an account(s) in good standing and the parent or guardian must live in Pennsylvania at the time of the student's application for a scholarship.

The Emma M. Duttera Scholarship is open to any graduating senior residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  The applicant may be any male or female who is planning on entering the Protestant Ministry

The Eddie Horst Memorial Scholarship is open to any graduating student in Adams County who is planning a career in music.  Eddie Horst was a graduate of Biglerville High School whose career in music included writing arrangements for Bruce Springsteen and others.  The scholarship was established by Eddie's family and the members of his graduating class.

The George B. Inskip Memorial Scholarship is open to a graduating senior at Fairfield Area High School who plans to pursue a career in teaching, nursing or other health related field.  The scholarship was established in 1966 by the children of George B. Inskip in honor of his many years of leadership to the Fairfield Schools.

The Julie Ann Lochary Scholarship is open to any graduating senior girl residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  It was established in 2014 in memory of Julie Ann Lochary, a 10 year old student at Rolling Hills Elementary who passed away in September 2013 after battling brain cancer.  The scholarship is open to any girl who has been active in the 4-H program.  The student may be attending a 2-4 year post-secondary degree program, college or technical school.

The J. W. Martin Memorial Math Scholarship (renewable for 4 years) was established by "Prof" Martin's family to honor the long time teacher and coach in the Fairfield Schools.  Applicants must demonstrate good academic performance (particularly in math courses over the four year high school career), service to school and community and motivation toward educational and career goals.  The scholarship will be continued over 1-4 consecutive years.

The Elizabeth Musselman Memorial Scholarship is open to a graduating senior at Fairfield Area High School.  This scholarship was established by the children of Elizabeth Musselman to honor her dedication to the Fairfield Schools.  Elizabeth graduated from Fairfield in 1959, worked in the district for over 23 years and was active in many of the school's alumni activities.

The Richard E. Straup Memorial Scholarship is open to a graduating senior at Fairfield Area High School.  This scholarship will be awarded to a student attending a trade or technical school who shows an avid interest in, and aptitude for, their chosen field or trade. 


Students at Gettysburg Area High School are eligible for these scholarships. 

To be eligible for the Adams County Community Foundation Scholarship the student must demonstrate financial need, good academic performance and motivation toward educational and career goals.  The student must volunteer or intern locally and demonstrate a commitment to the Adams County community with an emphasis on issues related to affordable housing, transportation or economic development.

To be eligible for the Adams Electric Cooperative Scholarships the student must be a senior in high school and have at least one parent or guardian currently receiving electric service from Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. with an account(s) in good standing and the parent or guardian must live in Pennsylvania at the time of the student's application for a scholarship. Scholarships are offered to students planning to enter traditional and Career and Trade Schools. 

The Emma M. Duttera Scholarship is open to any graduating senior residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  The applicant may be any male or female who is planning on entering the Protestant Ministry.

The Eddie Horst Memorial Scholarship is open to any graduating student in Adams County who is planning a career in music.  Eddie Horst was a graduate of Biglerville High School whose career in music included writing arrangements for Bruce Springsteen and others.  The scholarship was established by Eddie's family and the members of his graduating class.

The Julie Ann Lochary Scholarship is open to any graduating girl residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  It was established in 2014 in memory of Julie Ann Lochary, a 10 year old student at Rolling Hills Elementary School who passed away in September 2013 after battling brain cancer.  The scholarship is open to any girl who has been active in the 4-H program.  The student may be attending any 2 - 4 year post-secondary degree program at a college or technical school.


Students at Littlestown Senior High School are eligible for these scholarships. 

To be eligible for the Adams County Community Foundation Scholarship the student must demonstrate financial need, good academic performance and motivation toward educational and career goals.  The student must volunteer or intern locally and demonstrate a commitment to the Adams County community with an emphasis on issues related to affordable housing, transportation or economic development.

To be eligible for the Adams Electric Cooperative Scholarships the student must be a senior in high school and have at least one parent or guardian currently receiving electric service from Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. with an account(s) in good standing and the parent or guardian must live in Pennsylvania at the time of the student's application for a scholarship. Scholarships are offered to students planning to enter traditional and Career and Trade Schools. 

The Emma M. Duttera Scholarship is open to any graduating senior residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  The applicant may be any male or female who is planning on entering the Protestant Ministry.

The Eddie Horst Memorial Scholarship is open to any graduating student in Adams County who is planning a career in music.  Eddie Horst was a graduate of Biglerville High School whose career in music included writing arrangements for Bruce Springsteen and others.  The scholarship was established by Eddie's family and the members of his graduating class.

The Julie Ann Lochary Scholarship is open to any graduating girl residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  It was established in 2014 in memory of Julie Ann Lochary, a 10 year old student at Rolling Hills Elementary School who passed away in September 2013 after battling brain cancer.  The scholarship is open to any girl who has been active in the 4-H program.  The student may be attending any 2 - 4 year post-secondary degree program at a college or technical school.

Dennis Runk, CPA (Class of 1969) and Family Scholarship will award two scholarships to graduates of Littlestown High School.  One scholarship will be offered to students attending an accredited two or four year college, with preference to those studying accounting or attending Clarion University of PA.  The second award will support a student attending trade school. 

The Rotary Club of Littlestown Scholarship is open to Littlestown Senior High School students attending at least an accredited 2 year, but preferable 4 year, post-secondary educational program.  The student should exemplify the values of Rotary, such as Service Above Self, the Four Way Test or be a participant in Rotary's Interact program.  The student should demonstrate financial need as well as good academic performance and service to community, school and/or church.

The Rosemary J. Tawney Scholarships were established by the will of Ms Tawney and are open to graduating seniors at Bermudian Springs, Littlestown and New Oxford High Schools who are pursuing a course of study in any medical related field. Applicants must demonstrate good academic performance, service to school and community, and motivation toward educational and career goals.


Students at New Oxford High School are eligible these scholarships.

To be eligible for the Adams County Community Foundation Scholarship the student must demonstrate financial need, good academic performance and motivation toward educational and career goals.  The student must volunteer or intern locally and demonstrate a commitment to the Adams County community with an emphasis on issues related to affordable housing, transportation or economic development.

To be eligible for the Adams Electric Cooperative Scholarships the student must be a senior in high school and have at least one parent or guardian currently receiving electric service from Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. with an account(s) in good standing and the parent or guardian must live in Pennsylvania at the time of the student's application for a scholarship. Scholarships are offered to students planning to enter traditional and Career and Trade Schools. 

Sherry (Krom) Amig Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a New Oxford High School student who demonstrates leadership, community service, high motivation and involvement in school activities.  The student can attend a college/university, trade or professional school.  The scholarship is in memory of Sherry Amig who worked in the Guidance Office of New Oxford High School as a para-professional with responsibility for scholarships.

Conewago Township Elementary School Scholarship is open to a student who attended Conewago Township Elementary. 

The Emma M. Duttera Scholarship is open to any graduating senior residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  The applicant may be any male or female who is planning on entering the Protestant Ministry.

The Eddie Horst Memorial Scholarship is open to any graduating student in Adams County who is planning a career in music.  Eddie Horst was a graduate of Biglerville High School whose career in music included writing arrangements for Bruce Springsteen and others.  The scholarship was established by Eddie's family and the members of his graduating class.

Cheryl Kutz Memorial is awarded to a New Oxford High School senior enrolled in a health related program. 

The Julie Ann Lochary Scholarship is open to any graduating girl residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  It was established in 2014 in memory of Julie Ann Lochary, a 10 year old student at Rolling Hills Elementary School who passed away in September 2013 after battling brain cancer.  The scholarship is open to any girl who has been active in the 4-H program.  The student may be attending any 2 - 4 year post-secondary degree program at a college or technical school.

H. Edgar and Betty Jane Moul Scholarship is a merit scholarship awarded to a graduating New Oxford High School student who was a member of band, chorus or golf and is pursuing a career in math or music education. 

New Oxford Elementary scholarship is awarded to a Senior at New Oxford High School who attended New Oxford Elementary and is pursuing an education degree.

The Ruth Scholarship is open to graduating senior of New Oxford High School planning a career in library work or music.

Dalton Cole Schriver Memorial Scholarship was established by Dalton's mother, Dee Schriver, and is open to a graduating New Oxford High School student who was active in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) for at least one year, has a financial need and plans on attending a 4-year, 2-years or tech/trade school. 

The Rosemary J. Tawney Scholarships were established by the will of Ms. Tawney and are open to graduating seniors at Bermudian Springs, Littlestown and New Oxford High Schools who are pursuing a course of study in any medical related field. Applicants must demonstrate good academic performance, service to school and community, and motivation toward educational and career goals.


Students at Chambersburg Area Senior High School, Northern High School, Shippensburg Area Senior High School and Big Spring High School are eligible for these scholarship.

To be eligible for the Adams Electric Cooperative Scholarships the student must be a senior in high school and have at least one parent or guardian currently receiving electric service from Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. with an account(s) in good standing and the parent or guardian must live in Pennsylvania at the time of the student's application for a scholarship. Scholarships are offered to students planning to enter traditional and Career and Trade Schools. 

Students at Non-Public Schools or Home School, Cyber School Students are eligible for these scholarships.

To be eligible for the Adams Electric Cooperative Scholarships the student must be a senior in high school and have at least one parent or guardian currently receiving electric service from Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. with an account(s) in good standing and the parent or guardian must live in Pennsylvania at the time of the student's application for a scholarship. Scholarships are offered to students planning to enter traditional and Career and Trade Schools. 

The Eddie Horst Memorial Scholarship is open to any graduating student in Adams County who is planning a career in music.  Eddie Horst was a graduate of Biglerville High School whose career in music included writing arrangements for Bruce Springsteen among others.  The scholarship was established by Eddie's family and the members of his graduating class.

The Julie Ann Lochary Scholarship is open to any graduating girl residing in Adams County, although priority is given to graduates of Littlestown Senior High School.  It was established in 2014 in memory of Julie Ann Lochary, a 10 year old student at Rolling Hills Elementary School who passed away in September 2013 after battling brain cancer.  The scholarship is open to any girl who has been active in the 4-H program.  The student may be attending any 2 - 4 year post-secondary degree program at a college or technical school.