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Otho Mathias Scholarship Endowment

In memory of Otho Mathias, a scholarship fund was established by his brother, Emer Mathias. Otho was born in Mancelona on March 12, 1912. He graduated with the Mancelona High School class of 1931 and the Antrim County Normal class of 1932. The next five years he taught in Antrim County schools. During that time he was active with 4-H leadership roles and in pursuing his education at Michigan State University.

The Otho Mathias Scholarship Endowment supports annual scholarship awards for Mancelona High School graduating seniors who are planning to pursue a degree in education. Previous recipients are also eligible to apply.


  • Recipient must be a graduating senior from Mancelona High School or a previous recipient of the scholarship.
  • Recipient should be pursuing or planning to pursue a college degree in education.



Fund Details
Theme: Education
Counties Served: Antrim