WEOKIE Foundation offering $50,000 in college scholarships
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (January 25, 2023) — The WEOKIE Foundation is dedicated to providing support to the community and to charitable organizations that offer assistance to local citizens. Since its inception in 2006, the Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling more than $642,500 to deserving high school seniors desiring a post-secondary education. The WEOKIE Foundation is proud to award 25 high school seniors $2,000 scholarship for college or vocational school.
Each student submits an essay identifying the career they wish to pursue. In this career field, they are asked to share the challenges they might encounter and detail strategies or tactics they will use to reach their ultimate goal. Applications are open to all graduating seniors in Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, and Oklahoma counties where WEOKIE serves existing members. The deadline for the scholarship contest is Tuesday, January 31, 2023. Visit the scholarships WEOKIE Foundation webpage (WEOKIE Foundation Scholarships | Oklahoma | WEOKIE Federal Credit Union) for more information.
About WEOKIE Foundation
The WEOKIE Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. The Foundation provides a formal avenue of charitable giving for WEOKIE Federal Credit Union and offers safe housing, financial empowerment, emergency relief, and community influence programs to Oklahoma City and surrounding communities. The Foundation is governed by an appointed volunteer Board of Directors. The goal of the Foundation is to promote WEOKIE’s commitment to social responsibility and to educate credit union members and the community so they are able to make better financial choices.