Foltz Family Fund - OSU Foundation #662269 [Click Here to Give]
The Foltz Family Fund was established February 6, 2009, by the Board of Trustees of The Ohio State University in accordance with the guidelines approved by the Board of Directors of The Ohio State University Foundation, with gifts from John Charles Foltz (B.S. 1955, M.S. 1971) and Anne Clark Foltz (B.S.H.E. 1955, M.S. 1979) of Columbus, Ohio.
The annual distribution (minimum $1,000) from this endowed fund shall be used to support the following areas in a three-year rotation:
- A scholarship to be awarded to an undergraduate student who is a member of the Alpha Tau Zeta chapter of FarmHouse Fraternity. Qualified applicants will have demonstrated academic achievement and leadership in student activities at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and/or the University.
- Support for the restoration, refurbishment, and/or maintenance of Cooke Castle on Gibraltar Island in Lake Erie. Such use shall be at the discretion of the director of Stone Laboratory.
- A scholarship to be awarded to a freshman with declared intention to study agriculture or natural resources. Qualified applicants will have demonstrated accomplishments in 4-H and/or FFA activities with emphasis on leadership and community service. Preference shall be given to youths from Gallia and Fairfield counties in Ohio.
In any given year that the endowment distribution is less than $1,000, the funds are to be reinvested in the endowment principal.
Scholarship recipients shall be selected by the vice president for agricultural administration and executive dean for Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences or his designee in consultation with the Office of Student Financial Aid.
In any given year that the endowment distribution is not fully used for its intended purposes, the unused portion should be held in the distribution account to be used in subsequent years and only for the purposes of the endowment, or reinvested in the endowment principal at the discretion of the vice president for agricultural administration and executive dean for Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.