$12,000 in scholarship money is available for credit union members!
Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Foundation Scholarship Council (FSC) scholarship program. This year, the council will be awarding $12,000 in the form of two $2,000, and eight $1,000 scholarships. Any member of a Minnesota Credit Union Network affiliated credit union pursuing post-secondary education in the fall 2019/spring 2020 is eligible to apply.
The 2019 Essay Question
Community service is an integral part of credit unions. Share an experience when you contributed your time and/or talents in the community. What did you learn from that experience?
Scholarship applicants must be one of the following type of students:
Traditional: current high school or PSEO student graduating in 2019
Non-Traditional: post high school student or those returning to post-secondary after some time off
Guidelines: Submit a 500-word essay answering the essay question for this scholarship period. The essay should not exceed 500 words. Transcripts and letters of recommendation will not be considered. Do not use your name or the name of your credit union in your essay or on the essay page. Essays that include your name or the name of your credit union will be automatically disqualified. Spelling, grammar and creativity will be considered.
Scholarship Timeline: Applications must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time November 30, 2018. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.