Albert H. Roffers Athletic Scholarship Fund

Albert H. Roffers Athletic Scholarship helps graduating senior athletes at Ashland High School. Students may use the scholarship at any accredited college, university, technical school or vocational school. Ronald and Gary J. Roffers created the scholarship to honor their father, Albert, a lifelong resident of Ashland who started Roffers Construction. He was a fixture in many local organizations and supported his high school’s sports programs.


  • Applicants must have participated in two or more varsity sports

  • GPA: 2.0 or higher 

  • Demonstrated outstanding character and represented the school well as a student and an athlete. 

  • Recipients should demonstrate financial need. 

Scholarship Grant Range

  • $1,000 for one year

Application timeline

  • Albert H. Roffers Athletic Scholarship is selected by the Athletic Director of Ashland High School 

Award Details

  • This scholarship may be used for expenses of post-secondary education at any accredited college, university or technical/ vocational school

  • Award Payments will be mailed directly to the school/ university.

    • Fall Payments are mailed July 15-30

    • Spring Payments are mailed December 15-30

  • Transferring Schools: Please contact DSACF if you plan on transferring schools. Transferring schools does not automatically transfer your scholarship. If a transfer occurs after scholarship money has been disbursed it may take up to 90 days to reprocess the scholarship payment. 

Tax information

DSACF encourages scholarship recipients to seek tax advice regarding scholarships. According to the IRS: Scholarships, fellowship grants, and other grants are tax-free if you meet the following conditions:

  • You’re a candidate for a degree at an educational institution that maintains a regular faculty and curriculum and normally has a regularly enrolled body of students in attendance at the place where it carries on its educational activities; and

  • The amounts you receive are used to pay for tuition and fees required for enrollment or attendance at the educational institution, or for fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at the educational institution.

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