GRAND BLANC, MI – The Dort Federal Credit Union Board of Directors has announced the recipients of the 2017-2018 $1,000 Student Scholarship award. The Board of Directors were thrilled to receive more than 80 applications this year as part of the annual program. These seven students were selected based on a variety of criteria including GPA, letters of recommendation, and a written essay. Keeping with the credit union tradition, all applicants were asked to submit a brief essay describing what the credit union philosophy “People Helping People” means to them.
$1,000 STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ( Our 2018 Student Scholarship Program Has Ended)
The credit union movement was founded on the philosophy of “People Helping People”. In keeping with our philosophy, Dort Federal Credit Union has established a student scholarship program to help our members achieve their higher educational goals. We will award seven (7) scholarships this year in the amount of $1,000 each to graduating high school seniors or older students seeking to further their education after high school. Members who have been accepted as full-time students to an accredited institution of higher learning could apply by March 2, 2018.
Download the Scholarship Application (click here).
How to Apply:
Application must be received or postmarked no later than March 2, 2018. Late or incomplete applications will be disqualified. Supporting documents may be mailed separately. The scholarship check will be made payable jointly to the recipient and the educational institution, or individually to the recipient or institution, at the discretion of Dort Federal Credit Union. All application information will be kept strictly confidential. Scholarships will be awarded by July 31, 2018.
All complete applications will be reviewed by volunteer members of Dort Federal Credit Union’s Board of Directors and awards will be determined in a fair and consistent manner. Dort Federal Credit Union does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, marital status, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability. Employees and volunteers of Dort Federal Credit Union and their family members are eligible to apply.