Sikorsky Credit Union offers five $1,000 scholarships to the Class of ‘17

The Thomas J. Williams Scholarship program offers graduating seniors a great opportunity

STRATFORD, CT (January 6, 2017) — With the new year beginning, an exciting time is coming soon for high school seniors—graduation. Beyond graduation for many is secondary education, and with it, many costs. To help five selected graduating high school seniors, Sikorsky Credit Union is again offering the Thomas J. Williams Scholarship program.

To apply for the scholarship, eligible students will submit an essay for consideration. In order to be eligible, the student must be graduating high school in the spring of 2017 and plan to attend an institute of higher learning on a full-time basis this coming fall. The student must also be a member of Sikorsky Credit Union on or before February 28, 2017. Membership at the Credit Union can be started with just a $5 minimum opening deposit.

“Over the years, we have helped dozens of students get a head start on tackling college expenses through this program.’ mentioned Diane Farrell, who is the Senior Vice-president of Marketing at Sikorsky Credit Union. ‘We are looking forward to rewarding five more high school seniors later this spring.” Interested seniors may pick up an application at any of the Credit Union’s branch offices in Danbury, Milford, Seymour, Shelton or Stratford. Seniors at Ansonia, Oxford, Seymour and Stratford high schools may also visit the Credit Union branch inside their school. The application can also be downloaded at The application deadline is March 31, 2017. The program is named in honor of Thomas J. Williams, who was president of the Credit Union for 30 years.

About Sikorsky Credit Union

Sikorsky Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions in Connecticut with more than 62,000 members. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or volunteers in Fairfield, Hartford, or New Haven counties. Sikorsky Credit Union believes in banking the way you choose and gives members the option to bank at one of their convenient branch locations, online or through their mobile app. For more information, please visit Deposits insured by the NCUA, an agency of the US government.


Patricia Diorio
Community Initiatives Specialist
Sikorsky Credit Union
(203) 385-7386

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