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UT Federal Credit Union offers $5,000 in undergraduate scholarships for members

The University of Toledo Federal Credit Union is giving 2014 high school graduates or current college students the opportunity to win $5,000 in scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year.

credit union copyThe number of scholarships granted within the $5,000 limit will depend on the number of students who apply.

In order to qualify, the applicant must be a member of the UT Federal Credit Union in good standing, be either a college student or a high school student expected to graduate in 2014, and planning to pursue an undergraduate education at least part time.

Eligible participants must complete an essay in 750 words or fewer in response to these questions: “In our current economic climate, what can credit unions do to help make a difference in our communities? What have you personally done to help make a difference in your community?”

All essays will be judged by the credit union board of directors on originality, grammar, attention to detail and specific examples.

The entry deadline is Friday, March 7. Winners will be announced Wednesday, April 2, and will be recognized at the credit union’s 50th anniversary annual meeting Friday, May 9.

The application can be printed from uoftfcu.com through the scholarship information link on the left side of the page.

The application and essay should be mailed to: Scholarship Selection Committee, UT Federal Credit Union, 5248 Hill Ave., Toledo, OH 43615.

Locations for the credit union include Student Union Room 3019 on Main Campus and Mulford Library Room 013E on Health Science Campus. The main office is located at 5248 Hill Ave.

For more information, contact Kara Mominee, marketing manager, at kara.mominee@utoledo.edu.

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