Robert A. Davis

Doris McAllister

Anna Ressler Hess

Ellsworth McAllister


For Students

OEF has scholarships available for students who are graduating and pursuing degrees and training beyond the high school level.  If you are an Oxford Area High School senior who is graduating this year, talk to your guidance counselor. All scholarships are processed through the school district.

Gene and Louise Rahll

Available Scholarships

Robert A. Davis Memorial Scholarship (RAD)

Robert A. Davis, Class of 1960, became a national hero after he sacrificed his life for his comrades in the Ia Drang Valley Battle in Vietnam.  His life and service to others is honored through this scholarship that reflects “Bobby’s” dedication to family, nature, friends and farming. For more information please visit The Robert A. Davis (RAD) Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Marion James and Anna Ressler Hess Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is designated for an education major. 

Hopewell Scholarship

This scholarship was created and funded by two Oxford Area School District Alumni who wanted to give back to their alma mater. This was set up to recognize an outstanding senior graduating from Oxford Area High School who will be pursuing a four year degree at an accredited college or university. The recipient of this scholarship will receive $40,000 spread over four years as long as a 3.0 average is maintained in their studies.  The Hopewell Scholarship is one of the largest single scholarships awarded in the district.  Selected OEF members review the application and examine the scholastic successes, extracurricular activities, and essays submitted by all candidates.  Several applicants are then recommended for the donor’s final decision.

Doris and Ellsworth McAllister Memorial Scholarship

It was a point of pride for Doris and Elsworth McAllister that all of their eight children were able to continue their education after high school.  To honor their memory, the family presents an $800 scholarship.  

Gene and Louise Rahll Scholarship

Gene Rahll, Oxford Area High School (OAHS) 1946 graduate, grew up on the family dairy farm in Oxford.  Gene has never forgotten his roots in Oxford.

The Gene and Louise Rahll Scholarship was established to provide an opportunity for two Oxford area seniors to continue his or her education after graduating from high school. The donors encourage an application by those who intend to pursue post-secondary education. Applicants may pursue a 4 year college program, a two year program, a community college degree or a program at an accredited trade school. The scholarship winners will be selected based upon his or her academic record and completed application.

Oxford Robotics Alumni Scholarship

The Oxford Robotics Alumni Scholarship is designated for a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who is pursuing a post-high school education in a STEM related field.  The committee will present two $1000 scholarships.

Younger Family Scholarship

Alvin Younger, a graduate of Oxford High School was the first in his family to receive a college degree. The Oxford Educational Foundation is pleased to assist Elizabeth Mallalieu Younger (Class of 1967) in creating a scholarship in memory of her husband, Alvin Younger (Class of 1967).  Mrs. Younger created the scholarship to honor the Younger family’s commitment to higher education. The scholarship is available to a senior with a 2.8 GPA who wishes to pursue a four year college degree. Special consideration is given to applicants who are the first in their family to continue their education beyond the high school level.

2023 OEF Scholarship Winners

We wish all our scholarship winners the best of luck!

Robert A. Davis (RAD) Memorial Scholarship-Caroline Tipton

Caroline will be attending the University of Tampa and is majoring in the medical field. 

Hopewell Scholarship - Michael Alex Waite

The Hopewell Scholarship was awarded to Michael Alex Waite. He will be attending Florida Southern College and majoring in Finance/Economics.

Doris and Ellsworth McAllister Memorial Scholarship - Madelaine Clay

Madelain will be attending the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Commuincations/English.

Ada Elizabeth Nusbaum Memorial Scholarship-Riley Fitzgerald

Riley is attending Central Florida University and majoring in Elementary Education.

Oxford Robotics Alumni Scholarship-Elizabeth Evans-Ralston and Eliot Long

Elizabeth is attending Drexel University majoring in Data Science and Physics. Eliot is attending Penn State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

Gene and Louise Rahll Scholarship-Sienna Difrancesco and Erin Chapmond

Sienna plans to attend the University of Florida and major in Zoology/Biology. Erin plans to attend the University of Purdue and major in Biological Engineering.

Marion James and Anna Ressler Hess Memorial Scholarship-

The scholarship was not awarded in 2023.

Younger Family Scholarship-Guadalupe Ornelas

Guadalupe will be attending West Chester University and will be majoring in Biology


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Grants Awarded

2023-2024 School Year    Total= $16,576.29

Congratulations to all our educators listed below for working hard and reaching out to the OEF in order to help their students achieve their best.

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Oxford Educational Foundation
P.O. Box 142
Oxford, PA 19363