Are you headed off to college or trade school in 2020?
Well DOLFCU is pleased to announce a college scholarship opportunity to make it easier for you to meet tuition costs. The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program for 2020 is underway now! College-bound members are eligible to apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships – one $1,000 video-based scholarship; and one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. And, yes, you may apply in all three categories!
Deadline for applications is March 31, 2020. Scholarship winners will be announced in May 2020 on the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC’s scholarship website.
This year’s essay topic: “It’s ten years in the future – the year 2030. Describe your vision of how you will manage your personal finances then. Include how you will pay for things, save, and borrow. Imagine how your credit union will help make that vision a reality.”
This year’s video topic: “It’s ten years in the future – the year 2030. Create a 60-second video showing how you will manage your personal finances with your credit union as your financial services partner.”
This year’s photo theme is “Innovation.” Photo applicants are asked to capture and submit a photograph that represents the credit union core value, “Innovation.”
Any member of DOLFCU entering their freshmen through senior year of college or trade school may apply.
“We’re pleased to offer this opportunity for our young members,” said Joan Moran, CEO of DOLFCU. “The awardees receive needed financial assistance to help them meet their tuition expenses and the application topics stimulate innovative and useful responses to help us better serve our college-aged members.”
Applications are accepted online at: www.cufound.org/scholarship.
DOLFCU, the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC, and its generous supporters partner to make this scholarship program possible.