A Foundation To Build On

A Foundation To Build On


REPM's Foundation provides scholarships to help students reach their potential.


Foundation & Scholarship



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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".  

Use the form below for the scholarship application. Scholarship deadline is May 31st. 

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2023 Scholarship Recipients




Charles Johnson was a past president and a strong advocate for retirees. The Foundation is funded solely 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.