2018 RMPCA Academic Scholarship Program

Thank you to all the students who completed the scholarship application in time! We are proud to assist with the continuing education of our members’ children and grandchildren!

1st Place $2,000 Scholarship
Cameron Neumann-Barbich
2nd Place $1,500 Scholarship
Nicholas Martinez
3rd Place $1,000 Scholarship Devin Borden

The following recipients will each receive a scholarship award of $500

Bobbie Lawson, Brooke Sherwood, Grant Reinert, Hope Martinez, Jacob Borden, Jason Gartling, Joseph Oliva, Kacey Louella, Kanon Huffman, Katherine Oliva, Kirsten Oliva, Logan Benedict, Rachel Moote, Skyler White, Steven Garcia, Trista Scholes, Tristan Borden, Tyler Miller, Wyatt Riedl, and Zachary Martinez.

One of the primary directives of the RMPCA is to raise funds from our annual golf tournament to be awarded in the form of an annual scholarship to high school seniors, and actively enrolled college and university students. The scholarship is open only to the children and grandchildren of active RMPCA members.

scholarshipApplication and Submission Timeline:  Applications are available by the end of January and the deadline to submit is April 30. All scholarship applications must be submitted online to

Qualifications: High School senior with an acceptance letter from an accredited college or university for the upcoming academic school year OR Currently enrolled college or university student with transcripts or proof of attendance for the upcoming school year. Children and Grandchildren of a member of the RMPCA in good standing, is eligible to apply.  Applicants are only eligible for the top three awards once during their college career.

Format: The applicant is tasked with writing an original essay. The essay can be up to 500 words.

Jury review: The applications will be reviewed by a jury consisting of RMPCA members from various industries. None of the applicant’s personal information is available to the jury. The jury is selected by the committee chairperson, and serves one scholarship season.

Scholarship Committee:  The scholarship committee is responsible for tracking the applicants, forming the review jury, monitoring the applications, provide the jury with unidentifiable and complete applications. The committee is empowered to make decisions and implement processes that provide fair and unbiased review and subsequent awards of the RMPCA scholarship.

Award Structure: The award is based on originality, cogent thought and argument supporting understanding, and relevant application of the question. There are three top prizes awarded.

The amount of the pool is variable and is dependent on the amount of money raised by the RMPCA.   The remaining prize pool is to be divided equally among the remaining applicants.  All applicants will receive a scholarship prize.

Please be aware that we do post the names of the scholarship recipients on our website.  Your submittal of an application is your permission to post this information.