Julius Varga Scholarship
To accord recognition to graduates of Franklin Township High School by awarding a monetary scholarship in memory of Julius Varga. (Minimum one scholarship of $1000.00) Our intention is to help defray those educational expenses for college or post high school vocational training.
About Julius Varga
The economic strength and vitality of Franklin Township is in large measure attributable to the work of one man; Julius Varga. A resident of the township for over 50 years, he was directly involved in the economic development of the community. He was instrumental in attracting five (5) major hotels to the township and participated in the introduction of dozens of office complexes and industrial parks. Julius was twice honored by the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce as their “Man of the Year”. Upon his death in 1985, Township Manager John Lovell eulogized Varga as inspiring the dream of industrial and corporate development as an important component of a vibrant community. Julius Varga was a major influence in the development of Franklin Township’s strong economic and financial foundation; contribution that will benefit the schools, municipal services, and taxpayers of Franklin Township for generations to come.
Who is eligible?
Any graduating senior of Franklin High School can apply for this one time scholarship of $1000.00 to be used to defray educational expenses for college or post high school vocational training.