SCHOLARSHIPS

The Mary Lou Williams Scholarship Fund was developed to assist our members and their families with the cost of their higher education.

AWARDS
CCCREA awards four applicants a scholarship in the amount of $1,500 each.  Applications are accepted from January 1st until March 31st of each year.

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS
The scholarships are available to all CCCREA members in good standing, as well as their children, stepchildren, grandchildren, step grandchildren, nieces, and nephews (including grand-nieces and grand-nephews).

REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must be either a high school senior with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher and has applied to or has been accepted to a college, university, or trade school with a minimum two-year course study, OR a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher who is already attending an accredited educational institution.

Completed applications must include official transcripts, one letter of recommendation, and a brief essay addressing the student’s academic accomplishments, extra-curricular activities, and description of any community service.  Applications must be postmarked no later than March 31.

FINAL SELECTION
Applications will be screened and ranked by an outside independent rater.  Based on these recommendations to the Scholarship Committee, the Board of Directors will determine the award recipients prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

To download the scholarship application (in pdf format), click here.

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SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
2019 Recipients
2017 Recipients