THE COLONEL WILLIAM G. BREY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
In the Spring of each year, a scholarship award will be made to
one or more graduating (or graduated) high school students by the
REDWOOD EMPIRE CHAPTER of the MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF
AMERICA, in memory of Colonel William G. Brey, United States Army
(Retired). Colonel Brey was instrumental in establishing the Redwood
Empire Chapter and, in 1965, served as its first president.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
To be eligible for an award, an applicant must:
Must be a child, ward, or lineal descendant
(including grandchild, great-grandchild, or great-great-grandchild,
natural or adopted) of a living or deceased officer, warrant
officer, or auxiliary regular or auxiliary member, of the Redwood
Empire Chapter of MOAA. Living members sponsoring an applicant must
be current and in good standing at the time application is
submitted; deceased members doing so must have been in good standing
at time of death.
Must have graduated from high school, or be
scheduled to graduate at end of current semester.
Must be planning to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year
college or university at undergraduate level or be planning to
enroll in a professional certification program such as police or
fire academy, paralegal, or paramedic training. The COL Brey
Scholarship program is not intended to support graduate or
Must not have received more than one previous award of a COL
Must enroll as a full-time student (12
units/semester or equivalent for certification programs).
Must submit a complete application before the annual
cut-off date, March 15th of each year. The application and its
instructions clearly state documentation to be attached.
The Colonel William G. Brey Scholarship Fund, established in memory of
the Redwood Empire Chapter’s first president, awards college,
vocational, technical, and business school merit scholarships to
children, grandchildren or wards of regular or auxiliary members of the
chapter. To be eligible, applicants must have graduated (or be about to
graduate) from high school, have been accepted (or have reasonable
indication of acceptance) by an accredited college, vocational,
technical, business, or professional school, and not have previously
received more than one Brey Scholarship award.
Forms will be available typically in December. They may be obtained by
Secretary, Redwood Empire Chapter, MOAA
PO Box 2801
Rosa, CA 95405-0801
or by downloading them here (PDF format):
1. Brey Scholarship
Application Instruction Letter
2. Brey Scholarship Application
or by directly contacting Scholarship Committee Chairman:
Phone: 707-538-3342, or email:
email@example.com. Call or e-mail Susan with any questions. Cutoff
date of the March 15th of each year is firm.