Innovision Society announces $50,000 in scholarships to deserving students

Kinecta Federal Credit Union affiliate has awarded over $200,000 in academic scholarships since 2001

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA (February 19, 2020) — Innovision Society, an affiliate of Kinecta Federal Credit Union, will award nine “Innovision Society Scholarships” of $5,000 and one “Belva Roberts Leadership Scholarship” in the amount of $5,000 to help deserving students on their journey to higher education. Beginning February 1, eligible students can apply at

Innovision Society is a non-profit organization with a mission to help well-deserved members with scholarships and financial empowerment. All applications and supporting documents must be received by March 1, 2020. Recipients are selected by the Innovision Society’s scholarship committee based on GPA, SAT or equivalent, essay, community involvement, awards, achievements, government/student relations (“Belva Roberts Leadership Scholarship” only) and financial need. The ten scholarship winners will be announced on or around May 31, 2020 and funds will be paid directly to the winners’ college/university on or around August 31, 2020.

Membership in Innovision Society is a requirement to apply for the scholarships and applicants must be 24 years of age or younger at the time of application. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need. For additional application requirements and selection criteria visit

During her career, Belva Roberts was an avid supporter of Innovision Society and active in her community and in legislative advocacy. Providing scholarships to help students further their college education was a source of great pride for Roberts.

Innovision Society has awarded over $200,000 in academic scholarships since 2001 to students attending renowned colleges and universities such as California State University Dominguez Hills, Claremont McKenna College, University of California Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, Cornell University, Harvard University, Loyola Marymount University, California State University, Riverside and El Camino College.

In addition to scholarships, members of Innovision Society enjoy access to exclusive benefits, including scholarships, member deals and discounts, financial education and empowerment, volunteer opportunities, community service and membership eligibility in Kinecta Federal Credit Union, which offers premier financial products and services.

To learn more and apply online for the 2020 “Innovision Society Scholarships” and “Belva Roberts Leadership Scholarship”, visit

For information about the 2020 “Youth Scholarships and Teaching Grants for Growth” program offered by Kinecta Federal Credit Union, visit

About Kinecta Federal Credit Union

Kinecta Federal Credit Union is the country's 35th largest credit union, with assets of $6.6 billion and over 270,000 member-owners. Its 800+ employees serve members from 31 branches, a variety of specialty offices, and highly responsive call centers on both coasts. Banking the Southern California area for more than 80 years, with recent expansion into New York, New Jersey, and Northern California, Kinecta offers its members a full range of financial products through the Credit Union and its subsidiaries, Kinecta Wealth Management and Kinecta Insurance Services. Kinecta has been recognized by the Mortgage Bankers Association as a recipient of its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Residential Leadership Award, and received the Best of Show award granted by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Technology Council. Daily Breeze readers have named Kinecta a top credit union for the past 11 years in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. Kinecta supports its communities in a variety of ways, by giving back through the Kinecta Community Foundation as well as serving as the official financial services partner of the LA Galaxy, and sponsor of the Rochester Americans and Rochester Red Wings. To learn more about Kinecta, visit

About Innovision Society

Innovision Society’s vision is to enhance the lives of its members and community for a better future. More than 30,000 active members strong, Innovision Society has boosted its focus on supporting the community through education, offering scholarships, member eligibility in Kinecta Federal Credit Union, financial education, volunteer opportunities, and community service.


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