Cumberland County Retired Educators Association

Eligibility: Resident of Cumberland County, enrolled as education major, completed at least one semester.
Scholarship Amount: One to two $1,500.00 scholarships
Application Process:

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The application must include:

  • A completed application form
  • A complete updated transcript of all college work
  • A short essay stating the reasons you have chosen the education profession
  • Three (3) written character references, names and addresses included, from two (2) current professional and one (1) personal acquaintances. Please do not email references.
  • A wallet-size photo.

Scholarships will be awarded to students who are majoring in education. The scholarship fund was established by Clara Soule, the first president of CCREA. Over the years, other educators have contributed to this fund; thus we are able to offer this financial assistance to you.

Please send your completed application to the Scholarship Committee Chairperson by March 1st. The committee will review your application carefully.

Co-Chairmen of the Scholarship Committee:

Marjorie Shaw and Jean Phillips
Scholarship Committee: Jean Phillips, Jane Hunt, Janet Buck, Marjorie Shaw, Peter Allen, Nancy Clark

Deadline Description: Completed application must be received by March 1.
Deadline Date: March 1st
Eligibility Codes:
Enrolled in College