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Carolinas Foundation announces higher education scholarship winners across the states

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With high school graduations going virtual and the uncertainty of college-life in the Fall, recipients of this year’s Carolinas Credit Union Foundation scholarship were ecstatic when they learned of being selected for a 2020-2021 academic scholarship.

 

Remarks from the 2020-2021 Scholarship Winners
Thank you for the award, I appreciate your investment in the futures of myself and my family.
I'm so excited, this scholarship award will advance me much closer to my goals of acquiring my degree and facilitate my ability to build a foundation for my loved ones, to save them from building debt at times of need. I am humbled in spite of this award.
Yay! This is awesome news for my family and I! I am so grateful for this!
Thank you so much! You just made my year much brighter!
Thank you for choosing me as a recipient of the scholarship!
I am so excited about being a recipient of the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Scholarship.
Oh, my goodness, yay!! Thank you so much!! I appreciate this more than you know, Ms. Whaley!
I am so overwhelmed with gratitude, thank you all so very much!
Thank you, the Board, and the committee so much! I am beyond grateful to be chosen as a Carolinas Foundation scholarship recipient.
Thank you very much for selecting me to receive one of your scholarships. This will be a tremendous help to my family.
Wow! I am so incredibly honored to be a scholarship recipient! Please extend my sincerest thanks to all involved in the selection process.
I am thrilled and immensely grateful to have been chosen to receive a Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Scholarship!
Thank you for this amazing opportunity! You’re the bomb!

The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation opens it scholarship cycle to credit union members each year on October 1st with a deadline for an online application submission of February 1st.

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View the full list of this year's winners

With the strong support of credit unions in 2019 in the Community Investment Fund, the Foundation was able to increase the number of selected winners from 20 to 30 for academic and needs-based $1,000 scholarships, and from four to six for community college/tech school $500 scholarships. Any credit union member in North or South Carolina with a non-weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher is eligible to apply and more than 800 applications were submitted to the Foundation’s online application portal for this cycle.

A credit union member may also be eligible for scholarships from individual credit unions who have their own scholarship fund with the Carolinas Foundation. More than $250,000 is awarded each year in scholarships from credit union scholarship funds.

 

Is your credit union Interested in starting your own scholarship program?

The Carolinas Foundation may offer you a great solution at a very low cost. By selecting the Foundation to establish and manage a scholarship fund, your credit union is provided with a turn-key approach including notification to all student applicants and fund distribution to the student’s attending school. Click here for more details or contact Lauren Whaley at the Carolinas Foundation directly.

 

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