Retired Employees Association of Orange County

Scholarships

The deadline to apply for the 2017 Keith L. Concannon scholarship has passed.  The scholarship opportunities will be posted again on January 1, 2018.

ScholarshipsThe Retired Employees Association of Orange County (REAOC) has implemented its scholarship program to recognize and support qualified students to obtain further skills and expertise at an accredited institution of higher learning. The scholarship is named in honor Keith L. Concannon, REAOC’s long serving representative on the Orange County Employees Retirement System Board and past REAOC President.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must be either: (A) a high school senior with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 who has been accepted as a candidate for a degree program for the following fall semester on a full-time basis after graduation from high school, or (B) a student with a GPA of at least 3.0 who is already attending an accredited educational institution as a candidate for a degree program.

A candidate for a degree program means a student who is pursuing a degree at a college or university, or is attending an accredited educational institution that is authorized to provide full credit toward a bachelor’s or higher degree, or is attending an accredited institution that is authorized to provide a training program to prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation. Applicant must be related to a REAOC member. Residency in Orange County is not required.  If a student is recognized by REAOC and has received the scholarship in the past, he/she is no longer eligible to apply for the scholarship.