2002-12-14 / Community

Student College Scholarships Offered By MCU

Student College Scholarships Offered By MCU

Student College Scholarships Offered By MCU

Municipal Credit Union is offering local high school students entering college a chance to win a scholarship to help finance their education.

MCU’s scholarship program consists of a total of thirty-five grants: thirty-three $1,000 grants and two $5,000 Memorial grants honoring Charles Faulding and Julian I. Garfield, former MCU board members.

To be eligible, students must be high school seniors attending college for the first time, be a member themselves, or a child or grandchild of an MCU member in good standing.

Applicants will be judged based on their academic performance, extracurricular and community activities, an essay question and a teacher’s reference. Applications must be returned to MCU no later than Monday, February 3, 2003.

If the student applying is a member of MCU themselves they will also automatically be entered into separate statewide and local NYS Credit Union League Public Relations & Marketing Council scholarship competitions.

Applications are available at all MCU branches, on-line at www.nymcu.org, or by calling 212-693-4900, weekdays 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MCU is a credit union serving New York City employees, New York State and Federal employees working in the five boroughs, and health care workers within New York State. Founded in 1916 and having over 300,000 current members, MCU is one of the nation’s oldest and largest credit unions.

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