People’s Trust supports higher education with Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

HOUSTON, TX (February 10, 2016)People’s Trust, A Financial Cooperative, is offering five scholarships for higher education through their foundation, the People’s Trust Foundation established in 2006.

“We’ve been awarding thousands of dollars annually to local students and members of the credit union since 2007,” said Linda Birt, Community Outreach Director. “We’re proud to support continued education making an impact in the communities we serve.”

Scholarships are available for graduating seniors and current college students with at least 30 hours of college credits completed. There will be four Betty L. Bukowski Financial Literacy Scholarships of $2,500 awarded to graduating high school seniors and one Patricia L. Garcia Continuing Education Scholarship of $5,000 awarded to one existing college student at the credit union’s annual meeting scheduled for April 19, 2016.

“The deadline for scholarship applications is March 25th,” stated Patrick Flynn, Marketing Manager. He added all scholarship eligibility requirements can be found at

For additional information or questions about People’s Trust’s and the People’s Trust Foundation scholarship opportunities, please contact Community Outreach Director Linda Birt at 713.428.3255 or Marketing Manager Patrick Flynn at 713.428.3281.

About People’s Trust Federal Credit Union

People’s Trust, formerly named Shell Employees Federal Credit Union, is a full-service financial co-op. Since 1935, People’s Trust has returned profits to members in the form of higher dividends on savings, lower loan rates and reduced fees. Though based in Houston, People’s Trust serves members across the world.  For more information, please visit


Patrick Flynn
AVP of Marketing
People’s Trust Federal Credit Union
413 Bastrop St.
Houston, TX 77003

Shelly Chinnery, CUDE, CCUFC
Community Outreach Specialist
Foundation Executive Director
People’s Trust Federal Credit Union
413 Bastrop St.
Houston, TX 77003

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