In an effort to appreciate our members and their families, the CCRA is sponsoring a scholarship program.
The application criteria are outlined below and the form can be downloaded from this page. Please adhere to all deadlines in
an effort to process the scholarships in a timely manner. For more information, click the scholarship menu above.
Who is eligible?
TheSGM Paul Cockman Scholarship Program will award scholarships to spouses and children of CCRA members.
The term children in this program
is defined as follows: natural, or legally adopted children, stepchildren and legal wards.
More than one family member may apply,
however each applicant must submit an individual application and supporting documentation.
Applicants must be enrolled or planning
to enroll at accredited post secondary schools. Children must be full-time students, spouses may be enrolled as part-time students.
of the program
All phases of the program are independently managed by Scholarship Managers (SM), a national, non-profit organization
with extensive experience in the management of scholarship programs.
The program will award non-renewable
scholarships for full-time and part-time students. The number, as well as the size of the scholarships may vary from
year to year.
The students may be enrolled, or planning to enroll, in an accredited college or university in a program of undergraduate
studies. All schools must be accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.
Contributions to the CCRA to support this program are welcome from corporations, individuals, and chapters under the rules and
conditions established by the board of Governors. Contributing companies, individuals, and chapters will be identified in CCRA publications.
The CCRA corporate contribution policy does not permit corporate or individual funds to be directed to any individual or region. The
contribution policy is strictly enforced to maintain the highest ethical standards for contributors and recipients.
Announcements and Distribution of Awards
All applicants will be notified of their status on or about the beginning of May each
year. Recipients must notify SM of acceptance of the award within thirty (30) days of notification or the award will be forfeited.
will send the award checks to the students home addresses on or about the beginning of July each year. The checks will
be made payable to the college the student plans to attend.
Scholarships may be held for a reasonable period of time in the case
of an approved leave of absence, or a serious illness or injury that interrupts studies. Students must notify SM immediately
should any of these, or other unusual circumstances, arise.
1. Meet all of the qualifications
2. Complete and sign the application.
3. Obtain a recommendation from a school official.
a transcript (an unofficial transcript will be accepted) or a copy of
5. Mail the completed,
signed application, the recommendation, and a
transcript or copy of their grades to:
Paul Cockman Scholarship Program
PO Box 2810
Cherry Hill NJ 08034
All application materials must be mailed
together in one envelope, and must be postmarked no later than March 1st.
1. The CCRA reserves
the right to change or discontinue this program
2. Award recipients must notify
SM of acceptance of the award within thirty
(30) days of notification or the award will be forfeited.
Applicants are solely responsible for returning the completed and signed
application, a current transcript
or copy of their grades, and a
recommendation to SM postmarked no later than March 1st.
regarding the program may be directed to SM at the address
shown to above. Or, you may call (856) 616-9311,
or email SM
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