Foundation & Scholarship Information

Charles E. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

In 1989, Mississippi Retired Teachers Association (MRTA) established the MRTA Foundation, Inc.  The Foundation is to provide scholarships for selected students enrolled in a college teacher prep program.  In 2000, MRTA became the Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi (REPM), and in 2002, REPM named the scholarships awarded as the "Charles E. Johnson Memorial Scholarship". 


Charles Johnson was a past president and a strong advocate for retirees. The Foundation is funded soley through donations.  These donations may be made by local units, individuals, or others and as memorials or honorariums as desired.


To donate to the Charles E. Johnson Memorial Scholarship, download the form, complete it, and mail it along with your check to the address provided.  Your donation will be wisely spent, providing assistance for up to six students preparing for a career in Education.


Each local unit is encouraged to donate $1.00 per each local member.
Use the form below for your tax deductible contribution.

REPM Foundation Contribution Form
REPM Foundation Contribution Form.pdf
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Use the link below for the 2016-2018 scholarship application:


REPM Scholarships 2018
REPM Scholarships 2018.pdf
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2014-2015 Recipients

  • Meredith Jordan Ray, Canton, MS, to attend Mississippi State University 2nd year
  • Mary Kathryn Townsend, Holcomb MS 1st year
  • Haley Crenshaw, Brandon, MS, to attend University of Mississippi  2nd year
  • Shannon Hall, Edwards, MS, to attend Hinds Community College 2nd year
  • Carley Bryson Rhudy, Baldwyn, MS, to attend University of Mississippi 2nd year
  • Elizabeth Whitten, Bruce, MS, attending Mississippi State 1st Semester

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