The Samuel E. Ross Friends of Music Scholarship

The Samuel E. Ross Friends of Music Scholarship was established by the Ross Family to honor Samuel Ross, and his love and appreciation for the arts.

Ross graduated from high school in 1956. He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1963 and was stationed in Alaska. In 1993, he retired as a specifications analyst at Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, where he had worked for 37 years. A member of the Jacobs School of Music Friends of Music, he enjoyed opera and classical music. His other enjoyments included cooking, gardening, playing cards and bingo, traveling, and photography. He passed away in 2008 at the age of 69 in North Vernon, Indiana.

The Jacobs School of Music is proud to award the Samuel E. Ross Friends of Music Scholarship to undergraduate students at the Jacobs School of Music.