Western Division FCU, Williamsville, N.Y., awarded scholarships to six members who are high school seniors planning to further their education at a two- or four-year college or university. This year’s winners received $1,000 each, with one recipient awarded an additional $500 due to her service to the community.
One Credit Union, Springfield, Vt., awarded $500 scholarships to three students. Applicants needed a GPA of 3.0 or better, demonstrate financial need and be eligible for membership, as well as submit a 300-word essay on their intended field of study and college experience goals.
Hawaii Community FCU, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, awarded a total of $20,000 to eight recipients. Seven of the scholarships were awarded to high school graduates, the other to a current college student.
Educational Systems FCU, Greenbelt, Md., awarded $35,000 in scholarships to high school and community college students. The CU also awarded $1,000 Professional Development Awards to 10 local educators to use toward workshop registration, certification fees, travel and tuition.
Sikorsky CU, Stratford, Conn., awarded $1,000 scholarships to 5 high school seniors.
Mill City CU, Minnetonka, Minn., awarded a total of $11,000 in scholarships to 10 members enrolling in post-secondary education for the 2017-18 academic year.
For 2017, Northeast CU, Portsmouth, N.H., increased its scholarship awards to $40,000 from $27,000. The funds were distributed to students from 15 high schools and one community college who were members for a minimum one year prior to applying.