Commonwealth Credit Union $1,000 Scholarship

Commonwealth Credit Union is excited to share with the Class of 2019 an opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship! In order to further the educational endeavors of all students, this scholarship can be used at any post-secondary institution, including trade schools and other forms of higher education, that result in students earning a diploma or certification.

The following link will provide all the details and information needed to apply: https://ccuky.org/scholarshipinfo/scholarships.php

The deadline is March 30, 2019.

Who is Eligible?
All* high school seniors who are the primary account holder** on their Commonwealth Credit Union membership on or before March 15, 2019. Applicants must be attending a university, college, secondary education, or trade school resulting in certification or license full time in the fall of 2019 and provide verification of acceptance/enrollment to said institution. Scholarship winners must agree to attend a minimum of two (2) presentation ceremonies. If selected, the students will also need to provide their official high school transcript.
*CCU employees, board members, scholarship judges, and their families are not eligible.
**Students who are not yet CCU members, but who would like to apply for a scholarship, may open a savings account at their local branch (locations: https://www.ccuky.org/locations_atms.php), through calling our Central Services Branch at 800-228-6420, or applying online at https://secure.loanspq.com/Consumer/Xpress/public/Disclosure.aspx

What is the amount of the scholarship?
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to 4 graduating high school seniors. This scholarship is non-transferable and distributed as a one-time payment.

When is the application due?
The application deadline is March 30, 2019, at 12:00 noon EST.

How do student apply?
Students will need to produce and upload a 5-7-minute Unlisted Video to YouTube that addresses each of the following:
• How are you bettering lives in your community now?
• How can CCU better the lives of college-aged students?
• How will your education enable you to better lives in the future?
• What are you looking for from your banking experience?
(An unlisted video is a type of private video. Unlisted means that only people with the url link can view the video, so that it remains private.)

If you have any questions about eligibility, the application, or the scholarship process as a whole, please reach out to our Scholarship Committee at scholarships@cwcu.org.


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