As part of our continued support of higher education, Municipal Credit Union is proud to announce that we are accepting applications for our 2019 MCU Scholarship Program!
This year, MCU will award $71,000 in scholarship grants to college-bound graduating high school seniors, including nine memorial scholarships worth $5,000 each and thirteen grants of $2,000 each respectively. The deadline for scholarship submissions is end of business day on Friday, January 4, 2019.
“Empowering the youth throughout the communities we serve is at the heart of our credit union values," said MCU Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations Louise Cogan-Rupani, who is leading this year’s scholarship program. "We are very proud of our long-standing scholarship program and the opportunities it provides us in recognizing and rewarding young people for their outstanding academic performance and community service. We hope our scholarships will enable these students to achieve their goals in and out of the classroom and succeed in their future endeavors.”
Eligibility for participation in the MCU Scholarship Program is open to any MCU member, a child or a grandchild of a member in good standing. Selection criteria is based on academic performance, extracurricular and community activities, references, and an essay expressing personal goals. Additionally, students applying for the scholarships who are MCU members will also automatically be entered for a $500 statewide Public Relations and Marketing Council Scholarship.
Don’t delay, start your MCU Scholarship Application today!