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Maddock, ND - July 2, 2020 – 15 local high school seniors have each been awarded $500 scholarships from North Star Community Credit Union. The winners were chosen out of 31 applicants from the 11 branch locations. The winners include: Chase Benson, Gunner Hagen, Jacob Arnold, Kadin Neppl – Maddock, ND Erin Morin, Hayden Thingvold, Morgan LaRocque – Rugby, ND Adyson Jelleberg, Ashley Gilbertson, Teagan Decoteau – Bottineau, ND Alea Manley, Colby Thorlakson, [...]
SAN JOSE, CA (June 30, 2020) — As part of its annual scholarship program, First Tech Federal Credit Union, the nation’s sixth-largest credit union serving technology companies, has awarded $60,000 in scholarships to 12 college students throughout the country. First Tech is dedicated to helping our communities’ next generation of leaders, thinkers and innovators thrive. Recognizing higher costs as a barrier to education for many, First Tech has dedicated more than[...]
STRATFORD, CT – (June 30, 2020) Sikorsky Credit Union awarded five $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who are headed to college this fall. Sikorsky Credit Union annually awards scholarships to high school seniors that plan on continuing their education in the fall. The money is to go towards college expenses such as tuition, books, or other school materials. The scholarship is named after Thomas J. Williams, longtime CEO of the Credit Union, who passed away in 2015. To[...]
Falcon Heights, MN - June 26, 2020 - A total of $5,000 in scholarships were awarded to five SPIRE Credit Union members in both Traditional and Non-Traditional categories.  The SPIRE Scholarship Committee reviewed nearly 80 entries, rating applicants’ school and community involvement, as well as essays answering the question: “How do you work to develop and maintain healthy financial behaviors?”  The scholarship winners shared the following advice: Hannah Davis[...]
SANTA FE, New Mexico, June 12, 2020—Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), northern New Mexico’s hometown financial cooperative, is proud to announce that the Venessa Valerio Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to three nursing students attending Northern New Mexico College in Española. Each recipient will receive $1,040 towards continuing their education within the nursing program at NNMC. “We were inspired to make this commitment in order to help students on the path to[...]
Glendale, CA (June 24, 2020) –– Los Angeles Federal Credit Union (LAFCU) recently awarded $11,000 in its 2020 Jack C. Mathews College Scholarship competition. The winners included two high school & three college students pursuing higher education in the fall of 2020, and to one teacher, a repeat winner, who won in 2019. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all recipients were honored during a Zoom video conference on June 8. Richard Lie, LAFCU’s President/CEO, presided over the[...]
BROOKLYN, NY (June 23, 2020) — The coronavirus pandemic may have put a halt to the school year, but it did not prevent the Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union from honoring nearly 400 high school and college students with approximately $500,000 in scholarships for the 20th consecutive year. A total of 399 students shared $480,000 awarded by the nation’s largest ethnic credit union as part of its annual “PSFCU Scholarship Program.” Started in 2001, the[...]
Jackson, MI - June 24, 2020 - American 1 Credit Union awarded 12 graduating high school seniors from southern Michigan with $1,000 scholarships for their commitment to volunteerism in their community.  American 1 offered the awards through their annual Community Involvement Scholarship Program. Each student applicant submitted an essay on the importance of volunteerism and how their involvement has impacted the community. The scholarships are funded through American 1’s Skip-a-Pay [...]
Fitchburg, MA – June 24, 2020 – Last night at their Annual Meeting of Shareholders, IC Federal Credit Union announced their 2020 Senior Scholarship Program Award Recipients. Five college-bound seniors were presented $1,500 each for achieving nearly perfect scores from the IC Scholarship Committee, weighted by GPA, extracurricular activities, and response to this essay question: In about 250 words, how would you help the community in which you live, what type of program would you[...]
Granite City, IL - June 23, 2020 - GCS Credit Union has recently awarded the $2,000 Nicole R. Thorp Scholarship to Callie Kirksey of Granite City High School. GCS was looking for applicants who receive good grades, have an opinion on effective money habits and who are actively involved in school and the community. Nicole R. Thorp, who the scholarship is named after, was a big believer in helping out where needed. Callie is ranked number one in her class and is a varsity athlete.[...]
Indianapolis, Indiana, June 22, 2020 – FORUM Credit Union honored its Foundation scholarship and grant recipients with a commemorative video, in place of the annual in-person reception. The video honored the Foundation’s current and previous educator grant and collegiate scholarship recipients. This year, the Foundation awarded seventeen educators and eight undergraduate students from central Indiana. The following educators received grants, in various amounts, for their[...]
Battle Creek/Kalamazoo – June 23, 2020 - Kellogg Community Credit Union (KCCU) is pleased to announce the 2020 KCCU College Scholarship recipients. The KCCU Scholarship provides $1,000 towards tuition for students attending an accredited Michigan college, university, or trade school. After reviewing all the scholarship entries, KCCU would like to congratulate these five deserving recipients who were selected for their outstanding achievements: Kaitlyn Brinkman is a 2020 Union City[...]


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