Kohler Credit Union increases 2015 scholarship amount to $10,000

KOHLER, WI (January 16, 2015) – Kohler Credit Union has increased their Democracy Scholarship to $10,000. Annually, the credit union grants up to four college scholarships to graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education. Each scholarship winner will receive $2500 a year for college expenses which is renewable for up to three years for a total scholarship of $10,000. Applications are available at, and must be completed and returned to Kohler Credit Union by March 14, 2015.

In order to qualify for the scholarship, the student or their parents must be a Kohler Credit Union member prior to the beginning of the 2014 school year (defined as September 1, 2014). The student must also have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 3.25 on a 4-point scale and have definite plans to attend a four-year university, full-time, in Wisconsin. Qualifying candidates will also have a high school record that indicates achievement and high standards in scholarship, character, leadership, citizenship, and involvement in school and community activities. For additional requirements visit Kohler Credit Union’s website.

Kohler Credit Union is a $285 million not-for-profit, financial cooperative, owned and governed by its members. Membership is open to anyone who lives or works in Sheboygan, Calumet, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington or Waukesha County; as well as their immediate family members and associations or organizations.

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