First New York to offer college scholarships
ALBANY, NY (February 11, 2021) —
First New York Federal Credit Union will issue four $1,000 scholarships this spring. Applications for the scholarship must be submitted by May 7th, 2021. Applicants must be a member in good standing with First New York Federal Credit Union, a graduating high school senior, plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college and be active or volunteer within their community.
Interested students can get their application online at: https://www.firstnewyork.org/home/accounts/youth/scholarships
To accompany the application, students will need to submit a 250-word essay describing what motivates them and why, along with a letter of reference commenting on their character and abilities. A copy of the student’s high school transcript and a resume detailing honors, awards received, leadership roles and extra-curricular activities will also need to be included with the application.
“We take great pride in helping students reach their educational, career and financial goals. We will continue to do all we can to help them now and throughout their lives,” commented Carol Valenza, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for First New York Federal Credit Union.
Selected finalists will be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee to determine the four scholarship winners. Winners will be notified by June 11, 2021
About First New York Federal Credit Union
Founded in 1937, First New York Federal Credit Union offers a full suite of financial services, including checking and savings accounts, auto, home and personal loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, and commercial lending and investment services. With $450 million in assets and over 32,000 members, First New York has branches in Albany, Cobleskill, Glenville, Halfmoon, Niskayuna, North Greenbush, Rotterdam, and Saratoga. Members also have access to stand-alone kiosks in Colonie, Rotterdam and Saratoga, and more than 30,000 fee-free network
ATMs nationwide. For more information, call 518-393-1326, 1800, visit FirstNewYork.org.