American Eagle awards 2022 East Hartford Academy of Finance Scholarship to Abdullah Sheikh

Sheikh, who will attend UConn, has been awarded a $3,000 scholarship by AEFCU

EAST HARTFORD, CT (August 1, 2022) — American Eagle Financial Credit Union (AEFCU) continued their longtime support of higher education and partnership with East Hartford Public Schools by awarding their 2022 Academy of Finance Scholarship to East Hartford High School graduate and soon-to-be UConn Engineering student Abdullah Sheikh. Sheikh, an honor student who graduated with the EHHS Class of 2022, received $3,000 from AEFCU to support his college education.

“American Eagle congratulates Abdullah on his recent graduation and for being named the recipient of the 2022 Academy of Finance Scholarship,” said Howard Brady, President & CEO of American Eagle Financial Credit Union. “We wish him much luck and happiness in his next chapter, as he continues his education at UConn and pursuit of a degree and career in engineering.”

The East Hartford Academy of Finance is part of the National Academy Foundation, which provides an educational model for EHHS students that includes industry-focused curricula, work-based learning experiences and business partner expertise from the community.



About American Eagle Financial Credit Union (AEFCU)

Established in 1935, American Eagle Financial Credit Union (AEFCU) is a full-service credit union offering checking and savings accounts, credit cards, auto loans, mortgages, business accounts and more. American Eagle offers banking online, through its mobile app, or at one of its 14 branches located in Connecticut. AEFCU has more than 171,000 members, $2.5 billion in assets, and offers banking services to anyone who lives, works, attends school, or worships in Hartford, Middlesex, Tolland, and New Haven County in Connecticut, and Hampden County in Massachusetts. For more information about American Eagle Financial Credit Union, visit


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