In an effort to show our appreciation and support for our Dragon Soldiers and their families, the CCRA sponsors a scholarship program named in honor of SGM Paul Cockman. The application criteria are outlined below. Please adhere to all deadlines in an effort to process the scholarships in a timely manner.
Who is eligible?
The SGM Paul Cockman Scholarship Program awards 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 with supporting documentation.
Applicants must be enrolled at accredited post-secondary schools. All schools must be accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Children must be full-time students, spouses may be enrolled as part-time students.
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.
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 Directors. 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.