Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation Accepting Applications For The Richard A. Romano Rutgers Scholarship

BASKING RIDGE, NJ (May 6, 2013) The Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity corporation, is accepting applications for the Richard A. Romano Rutgers Scholarship. This award is offered to Rutgers University undergraduate students  who are members of Affinity.
The scholarship was established in honor of Richard A. Romano for his outstanding contributions and unwavering dedication throughout his many years of volunteer service on the Affinity Federal Credit Union Board of Directors along with his service as executive-in-residence and member of the Rutgers University Business School Advisory Board.
“Affinity is proud to promote the pursuit of higher education for its members through our scholarships. Financial assistance plays a critical role in a family’s decision when it comes to choosing the right school,” said John T. Fenton, Affinity president & CEO.
“We’re also glad to offer assistance to a deserving Rutgers student member while honoring Dick.”
Applications can be downloaded online at:
Scholarships are one-time-only awards and payable for the 2013-2014 academic year. Applications and all supporting materials can be submitted to any Affinity branch or Affinity Headquarters by Saturday, June 15, 2013.
For more information about Affinity Federal Credit Union or its scholarship programs, please visit: or call Christina Gaglione at 800-325-0808 ext. 3521 or email her at
About Affinity Federal Credit Union
Affinity Federal Credit Union, New Jersey’s largest credit union, is a member-owned, not-for-profit, full-service financial institution with 15 branches throughout New Jersey with more than 133,000 members from more than 2,000 businesses and organizations and total assets in excess of $2 billion.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, Affinity Federal Credit Union has been offering superior financial services with a member-oriented focus since 1935. For more information, visit

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