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Georgia United Foundation Awarding $27,500 in College Scholarships

Duluth, GA - January 2, 2020 – Georgia United Foundation announced the launch of their 26th annual High School Competition which offers four college scholarship opportunities totaling $27,500. High school seniors planning to attend college or a technical school during the 2020-2021 school year are encouraged to apply online by February 28, 2020.

Students can showcase their creativity through a 1-minute video submission answering the question, “Georgia United was founded on the principle of supporting the community through education. How are you going to use your education to help your community?" Additional consideration is given to academic achievement, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities.

The scholarships, named for the credit union’s founder and notable board members, will be awarded in four opportunities.

  • The Vernon E. Carne Scholarship for $10,000     

  • The Geraldine Tilson Scholarship for $7,500

  • The Polly Hinde Scholarship for $5,000

  • The Dorothy Dusenberry Pirkle Scholarship for $5,000

Program requirements and online application are found at gucufoundation.org/scholarships. Entries will be accepted now through February 28, 2020, 11:59 pm. Submissions will be reviewed by the Scholarship Application Committee and recipients will be announced in April.

About Georgia United Foundation

Georgia United Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for children and families in the communities they serve through impactful programs funded and delivered through volunteerism by way of corporate contributions, team members and community efforts.  The Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization and is the philanthropic arm of Georgia United Credit Union. For details on volunteering, participating or donating, visit gucufoundation.org.

About Georgia United Credit Union
Georgia United Credit Union is an award-winning financial leader and partner in education. Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia United is ranked as one of the state’s largest credit unions with $1.4 billion in assets, 163,000 members and 19 branch locations.  As a full-service financial institution, they offer competitive products and services for every stage of life. Visit gucu.org to learn more and follow the credit union on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram.

 


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