SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 2, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The San Francisco Federal Credit Union (SFFedCU) today announced its 2021 Youth Scholarship Program for high school graduates in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties. Three students will each receive $ 2,500 to apply for their college education.
“Part of our mission is to give back to the community. So it’s important for us to invest in our youth members who are tomorrow’s leaders, ”said Jonathan Oliver, President and CEO. SFFedCU promotes financial literacy at a young age. The non-profit organization with 49,000 members has a special youth account program that was launched in cooperation with the city and that helps young people save money for the future.
The youth scholarship program was established to support students who are members of the SFFedCU and are planning to pursue further education in college or vocational school programs. Since its inception in 2007, Credit Union has awarded nearly $ 140,000 in scholarships. Scholarship holders are selected based on academic data, demonstrated leadership skills, attendance at school, community activities, honors, work experience, goal setting, and aspirations. As part of the application process, students are asked to fill out an essay. Financial needs are not taken into account.
For more information and to apply, please visit SanFranciscoFCU.com/2021-youth-scholarship.
All applications and materials must be received by May 28, 2021.
Via the San Francisco Federal Credit Union
The San Francisco Federal Credit Union has served San Francisco since 1954 and is non-profit and member-owned. Anyone living, working, worshiping, or attending school in San Francisco or the San Mateo Counties is eligible. The Federal Credit Union of San Francisco is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration and is an equal housing lender. We provide banking, credit, and securities services to nearly 49,000 members and have assets of $ 1.2 billion. More information is available at SanFranciscoFCU.com
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Rob A. Silk