Foothill Federal Credit Union (Foothill) is once again offering its College Bound Scholarship. As a committed partner to the education and financial literacy awareness in the Foothill communities, Foothill is proud to give-back to local students with this scholarship opportunity.
Foothill offers several scholarships with a maximum of $2,000 to each recipient. The scholarship is open to members of the credit union who have a Money$mart or MoneyBound account. Applicants must be entering their freshman or sophomore year of college. If chosen, the aware will be paid directly to the student on Thursday, April 21st, 2016 at Foothill’s Annual Meeting.
To qualify the applicant must provide documents such as a school transcript, letters of recommendation, and a personal essay. This year, students have the option to also include a short video to highlight his or her personality and future goals.
In 2015, Foothill awarded three major scholarships at $2,000 each. All winners, Anika Lars, Jacob Kramer and Gilbert Shen attended Foothill’s annual meeting to receive recognition and accept their scholarship checks.
Applications will be distributed to local high school career centers but can also be accessed via Foothill’s website at: www.foothillcu.org. Applications are due by March 31st, 2016.
Foothill specializes in serving local school district and hospital employees. The credit union strives to exceed its members’ expectations. In addition to offering student scholarships, Foothill supports the advancement of education by offering Classroom Improvement grants and teaching financial literacy classes at local schools.
If you would like more information about this topic or to schedule an interview with a Foothill Federal Credit Union representative, please call Melinda Dilwicius at 626-445-0950, ext, 6246, or email Melinda at firstname.lastname@example.org.