College-bound members are eligible to apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships – one $1,000 video-based scholarship; and one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. And, yes, you may apply in all three categories! College or trade school-bound members of any credit union based in Maryland or D.C. or affiliated with the MD|DC Credit Union Association are eligible.
Deadline for applications is April 15th. Scholarship winners will be announced in June. This year’s essay topic: “More than two-thirds of people in America are not financially healthy. How would you define financial health? Describe how your credit union has helped you understand how to manage your money.” This year’s video topic: “To be financially literate, or financially healthy, is to know how to manage your money. Show one lesson you’ve learned about managing your money.”