Youth Scholarship Opportunity

  • Website Address
  • https://www.cunj.org/
  • Contact
  • Credit Union of New Jersey
  • Address
  • 1301 Parkway Ave
  • Ewing, NJ 08628
  • Email Address
  • memberservices@cunj.org
  • Application Deadline
  • April 1, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 3
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Credit Union of New Jersey is awarding $3,000 in scholarship funds this year. Each award will be paid jointly to the winning student and the chosen accredited educational institution.

    The applicant must be a resident of Mercer or Burlington counties OR a Credit Union of New Jersey Member and must be enrolled as a high school senior at the time of application. Scholarship funds must be used for tuition or textbooks only at an accredited educational institution by December 31st. Employees of Credit Union of New Jersey, directors, volunteers and their immediate families are ineligible to participate.

    Judging will be based upon both subjective criteria such as essay and weighted objective criteria such as academic performance, extracurricular and community activities, references and personal goals.

    Information is usually available by late January and scholarships are awarded at the end of March. For more information, please visit our website.

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