Ocean County Retired Educators Association
Philanthropic Fund College Scholarship

This award of $1,000 is for one year (non-renewable) to a student who:

  1. will graduate from an Ocean County public high school this year.
  2. has been accepted
    • to a 2 or 4-year college and is pursuing a degree in education or been accepted
    • by an accredited trade/technical school to earn certification in a vocational field of work.
  3. is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

The applicants must submit the following:

  1. the completed application form, click here to download.
  2. a high school transcript with SAT scores, GPA, and rank in class.
  3. two letters of recommendation, at least one of which is from a teacher at the high school. Letters must include contact information. An applicant’s relative may not provide a letter of recommendation.
  4. a brief but revealing essay as to why you are pursuing a career in education or a statement of goals if you are attending a trade/technical school, typed double-spaced in 14 pt. font.
  5. a list of extracurricular activities, athletics, community services, honors, and employment.

All information must be postmarked on or before April 1, 2020 to:

Attn.: Edithe Fulton
537 River Terrace
Toms River, New Jersey 08755


Support Ocean County’s future educators by donating to the OCREA Philanthropic Fund.  Send checks, payable to OCREAPF to:

Barbara Miller
2017 Baltimore Ave.
Ortley Beach, NJ 08751.

For memorial donations, please include the name and address of the person to receive the acknowledgement.

Thank you for your support.