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Golden 1 CU Provides ‘Golden Opportunity’ for Students with $400,000 in Scholarships

SACRAMENTO, CA (December 17, 2019) — Golden 1 Credit Union (Golden 1) announced it will award ­­­$400,000 in scholarships to qualified students through its annual scholarship program. The Golden 1 Scholarship Program application period is open now until January 30, 2020.

“Golden 1 is continually inspired by the talented scholarship applicants and recipients striving to become California’s future leaders,” said Erica Taylor, Vice President of Communications and Community Relations. “By encouraging our members and their dependents to apply, we hope we can help them achieve their educational dreams.”

Golden 1 scholarships provide members and their dependents up to $20,000 over four years to attend full-time, accredited, nonprofit colleges and universities in California. Recipients are selected based on their academic achievements, community involvement, extracurricular activities, and their educational and career goals.

Eligible applicants must have earned a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average, maintained involvement in extracurricular activities for a minimum of 24 hours over the last year, and be a current Golden 1 member or dependent of a member for a minimum of one year.

Since 2013, Golden 1 has invested more than $2.7 million in scholarship funds to well-deserving students.

For more information about the Golden 1 Scholarship program, please click here.


About Golden 1 Credit Union

With more than $13 billion in assets, Golden 1 Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions in the United States and proudly serves all those who live or work in California. Golden 1 Credit Union delivers financial solutions with value, convenience, and exceptional service to our members. As a dynamic and trusted leader, Golden 1 is committed to enhancing the financial well-being of Californians and their diverse communities. Golden 1 is 1 million members strong and has 1,800 employees. Visit www.golden1.com for more information.


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