Alleghany Education Foundation

The Alleghany Education Foundation provides

scholarship and enrichment opportunities to students

in Alleghany County.

Walter Frank Osborne, Jr.

& Charles E. Pugh Scholarship


This annual scholarship of $1000 is to aid a senior from Alleghany High School with limited resources but a desire to further his or her education. The graduate must be accepted by an accredited two or four year college or university.

Selection Procedures

The selection is made by the members of the Walter F. Osborne, Jr. Detachment 1298 Selection Committee.


Definite need for financial assistance. . . . . . 50%

Scholastic Achievement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40%

School activities . . . . . . . . . . . . 10%

The first runner-up will be selected in the event the original recipient should forfeit the rights to the scholarship.


The scholarship will be awarded each year during Awards Day at Alleghany High School by a member of the Walter Frank Osborne, Jr. Detachment 1298, Marine Corps League. After the winner is announced, he or she will be expected to sign an acceptance in the Guidance Office.

Dates to Remember

Applications will be due as required by the AHS Guidance Counselor. Call 372-5095 for the exact date.


Announce winner at the Awards Assembly. The winner signs an acceptance in the Guidance Counselors Office.


Recipient has college to notify Guidance Counselor.



Please include the following:

Please include your name in the file name and in your letter!

114 S. Main St • Post Office Box 33

Sparta, North Carolina 28675