DuPont Community Credit Union (DCCU) will award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior at each of the 19 high schools in the DCCU service area. Additionally, scholarships will be awarded to one student who attends private school, is home schooled or is a DCCU member living outside the service area; and one adult student continuing their education. A total of $21,000 in scholarships will be awarded.
The deadline for applications isFriday, April 18.
Applicants will conduct research and write a 300-500 word essay based on the following questions:
“What role does a credit union play in the lives of its members and the community? Does the credit union governance structure and associated aspects impact the financial services industry? How?”
The application and essay can be completed online at www.mydccu.com, and the applicant is required to complete the assignment on their own. If the applicant does not have internet access, they may visit a DCCU office to complete the requirements. Scholarship winners will be announced by Friday, May 16, 2014.
About DuPont Community Credit Union
dccu is a not-for-profit financial cooperative and was founded in 1959. DCCU currently has ten branches in the Central Shenandoah Valley region, with over 65,000 members, and over $889 Million in assets. For more information visit our website at www.mydccu.com.