Credit Union West now accepting applications for 2015 scholarships
GLENDALE, AZ (November 18, 2014) — Credit Union West will award $1,000 scholarships to three graduating high school seniors next year. Applications are now being accepted through February 27 and the scholarship winners will be announced March 27, 2015.
The credit union has a long history of supporting several scholarship programs in both Maricopa and Yavapai Counties. This marks the second year for their annual outstanding high school senior scholarship program. Applicants must be high school seniors entering college or trade school in fall 2015 and must be a member of Credit Union West. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, community service and overall character.
“Higher education prepares students for future endeavors and lays the foundation for lasting success. Investing in education is an important part of our mission,” said Bob MacGregor, President/CEO. “This is a great opportunity for us to assist with education expenses while they gain insight on the unique benefits of credit union membership.” Applications are available online at www.cuwest.org.
About Credit Union West
Credit Union West was founded in 1951 and is an award-winning financial cooperative. Well positioned for the future, Credit Union West has earned the highest 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s leading credit union and bank rating and research firm, who has been analyzing and rating financial institutions since 1983. Today it serves over 52,000 members with more than $500 million in assets. The credit union’s core principles have guided its decisions, which in turn has ensured integrity and trusted member service. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works or worships in Maricopa or Yavapai counties and family members of current members. Federally insured by the NCUA. www.cuwest.org.