The Foundation Scholarship Council (FSC) is changing up our annual scholarship program to better align with the school year. Therefore, starting now and going forward the scholarship program will run from Sept. 1 through Nov. 30, with recipients being awarded in December.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018/19 Foundation Scholarship Council (FSC) scholarship program.

This year the council will be awarding $12,000 which includes two (2) $2,000, and eight (8) $1,000 scholarships. Any member of a Minnesota Credit Union Network affiliated credit union pursuing post-secondary education in the fall 2018/spring 2019 OR is a high school senior graduating in 2019 is eligible to apply.

Applications are being accepted online with a submission deadline of November 30, 2018. Applicants are asked to answer the following essay question: Community service is an integral part of credit unions. Share an experience when you contributed your time and/or talents in the community. What did you learn from that experience?

The Foundation Scholarship Council (FSC) is a committee of the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation. The FSC strives to build credit union brand awareness and strengthen member relationships through their scholarship program. Since its inauguration in 1997, the FSC has awarded $196,500 in scholarships to 329 Minnesota credit union members.

With questions about the scholarship program, contact the FSC.

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