American Heritage Credit Union accepting applications for Annual Cecilia B. Grady Scholarship Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 12, 2020) — American Heritage Credit Union (American Heritage) is proud to ease the financial burden of college expenses by offering thirty $1,000 college scholarships to young community members. American Heritage Credit Union’s Scholarship Committee will select the 2020 scholarship recipients based on their scholarly merits, community and school involvement, a letter of recommendation, and a submitted essay describing how their most meaningful accomplishments have impacted their future goals.

Interested students may visit to begin the application process or read the full list of submission materials or eligibility requirements. The application period lasts from Feb. 1, 2020 through March 20, 2020.

Last year, this Scholarship Program was retitled the Cecilia B. Grady Annual Scholarship Program, which honors American Heritage’s Chairperson Emerita, Cecilia Grady. Ms. Grady served on American Heritage’s Board of Directors for over 40 years, and American Heritage’s annual scholarship program represents her dedication to financial literacy, education, and community outreach.

“The cost of a college education increases year by year, and in most circumstances, it’s imperative to receive a college degree in order to attain a dream job,” states Bruce K. Foulke, American Heritage’s President & CEO. “Our future community leaders are coming out of college with more debt than generations before them. This is one of the reasons we created our Scholarship Program for our younger members, to support their families and provide a path for to achieve their career aspirations. I encourage all qualified student members to apply!”

About American Heritage Credit Union

American Heritage Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative with more than $4.8 billion in assets serving more than 800 Workplace Partners and more than 310,000 members, with more than 35 locations across Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, and Camden Counties. Founded in 1948, American Heritage Credit Union is now one of the top 75 largest credit unions in the United States and named Pennsylvania’s 2023 Best-in-State Credit Union by Forbes. For more information about American Heritage Credit Union please visit


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