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Foundation Awards Over $287,000 In Scholarships

Peach State FCU C.A.R.E.S. Foundation to Award
Over $287k in Scholarships and Educational Grants

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (December 11, 2023) – The Peach State FCU C.A.R.E.S. Foundation recently
announced that its 2024 scholarship program is now open and accepting applications. The Foundation’s
annual scholarship program awards graduating high school seniors and professionals seeking career
advancement financial assistance to help offset the costs of continuing education. In recognition of the
credit union’s deep roots in education, the scholarship program honors Peach State FCU’s founders, past
and present board members and employees, and the lifetime achievements of numerous distinguished
school system and community leaders.

This year, the C.A.R.E.S. Foundation will be awarding over $287,000 in scholarships and educational
grants. “The C.A.R.E.S. Foundation’s scholarship program offers an opportunity for aspiring students to
expand their educational resource funding,” said Demitra Houlis, Peach State’s Chief Administrative
Officer and Foundation President. “It’s tailored to empower these talented individuals to achieve their
continuing education and career advancement goals by easing some of the costs associated with these
pursuits.”

Recipients range from graduating high school seniors to adult professionals seeking to advance their
careers. To view the complete list of available scholarships, eligibility criteria and to apply, please visit
https://apply.mykaleidoscope.com/PeachStateFederalCreditUnion. Recipients will be announced in the
Spring of 2024.


About the Peach State FCU C.A.R.E.S. Foundation
Peach State Federal Credit Union’s passion for helping their members and community guided them to
create the Peach State FCU C.A.R.E.S. Foundation. The Foundation is funded by the credit union’s Visa
Debit Card program and private donors. Since the inception of the Peach State C.A.R.E.S. Visa Debit Card
program in July 2019, more than $2+ million has been donated to charitable organizations, school

systems and the arts in the communities that Peach State serves. The C.A.R.E.S. program was created to
put these contributions on a sustainable path for the future. To learn more about how Peach State
cares, visit peachstatefcu.org/CARES. Peach State is a $953 million not-for-profit financial cooperative
that serves more than 85,000 members in Georgia and South Carolina with a mission to provide quality
financial services that meet the needs and exceed the expectations of its member-owners. For more
information about their products and services, visit peachstatefcu.org.


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