Thank you to everyone who submitted an application during the 2018 Fort Financial scholarship competition. Fort Financial congratulates Emily Garver and Mikhail McCowin on their scholarship awards.
Fort Financial Credit Union’s annual scholarship award helps students recognize the dedication and expenses required to complete a college education. This award consists of a pool of funds each year totaling up to $5,000.
Who is eligible?
- High School seniors who will be graduating and attending college this calendar year and who will be considered full-time status.
- Students currently attending or accepted to an accredited college or university who have a full-time student status.
- Student and person(s) responsible for their support must be in good member standing with Fort Financial Credit Union.
NOTE: The student must be in the upper 25% of their graduating class.
What type of things are considered in the selection process?
The Scholarship Committee looks for an overall level of high achievement in the areas of academics and community. In addition to academic work, the committee will consider other aspects including evidence of quality of character, initiative, integrity, concern for others and financial need.
How do I apply?
Complete the application packet. Make sure everything is filled out and placed in order. Incomplete packets will NOT be considered for an award. All materials in the application packet must be present and in proper sequence (beginning with Page 1 – cover sheet) to be considered for a scholarship award. Completed application packets should be sealed in an envelope and addressed to “Attn: Scholarship Committee.” These envelopes must then be delivered or mailed to your local Fort Financial Credit Union branch location NO LATER THAN June 30, 2018.
When is the deadline?
Completed applications and supporting materials are due NO LATER THAN June 30, 2018 for scholarship consideration. Awards will be announced at the end of July 2018.