Applications for the Erie Chapter of Credit Unions James J. DeDad Scholarships are now available at participating Credit Union Offices. Scholarships are available to credit union members between the ages of 17 and 24 who are, or will be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students in 2014. Applicants must complete an application and write a 500-word essay on the following topic:
"The first U.S. credit union opened its door in 1909 to provide affordable credit to working class families. What would the financial landscape look like if credit unions never existed?"
The Scholarship applications must be returned to your credit union by June 6, 2014. Winners will be notified in July.
The following schoalrships will be awarded:
- 1st Place: $3,000
- 2nd Place: $1,500
- 3rd Place: $1,250
- 4th Place: $1,000
- 5th Place: $750
- 6th Place: $500