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Discovery Scholarship Awards Program

 

Discovery Federal Credit Union will select one eligible member to receive a scholarship of $2,500.00 toward post-secondary education expenses at an accredited post-secondary school. (Accredited school information can be found on the Federal Student Aid (FSA) school code list at www.fafsa.ed.gov by clicking on ‘School Code Search’.) If your school is not listed, other proof of school accreditation is required. Scholarship applications must be postmarked by June 30, 2017 for consideration. The chosen recipient will be notified by July 30, 2017. The scholarship checks will be made payable jointly to the student and to the educational institution.

 


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

» Must be a member in good standing at Discovery Federal Credit Union

» Must be a graduating high school senior

» Must be accepted into and/or enrolled full-time at a post-secondary school

» Must have a current cumulative GPA of 3.0, 80% or ‘B’ (or other equivalent)

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

» Student must complete the Scholarship Application and submit it to:

            Discovery Federal Credit Union

            Scholarship Awards Committee

            2744 Century Blvd.

            Wyomissing, PA 19610

 

» The student’s scholarship application must be accompanied by:

            » Official school transcript illustrating GPA

            » Two letters of recommendation (from non-family members)

            » Proof of full-time enrollment and/or acceptance at a post-secondary school

            » Typewritten essay as explained on Scholarship Application

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTAL

You must submit your completed Scholarship Application and all information as described above to Discovery Federal Credit Union no later than June 30, 2017. Any mailed application and information must be postmarked no later than June 30, 2017.


 

*Please note that employees, volunteers and immediate family members of employees or volunteers of Discovery Federal Credit Union are ineligible for the Discovery Federal Credit Union Scholarship awards program. Immediate family members are defined as spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, stepparents, stepchildren, stepsiblings and adoptive relationships. 

 

 
 

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