Credit Union of Colorado Foundation offers $50,000 in scholarships

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The application process for Credit Union of Colorado Foundation college scholarships opened on March 15, 2021for students from around the state. The foundation will provide a $5,000 annual scholarship to 10 students – for a total of $50,000 in tuition assistance for the 2021/2022 school year. 

“This year marks the seventh year we have provided financial support to college students from communities throughout Colorado,” says Kamela Pancroft, board chair of the Credit Union of Colorado Foundation. “Our scholarship committee is amazed by the quality of students who apply. Their applications impart the personal commitments they have to volunteerism and the goals they have set to impact society and their communities upon completing their education. We are proud to invest in these students, whom we know will make a lasting impact by giving back and achieving their professional pursuits.” 

Credit Union of Colorado Foundation will accept college scholarship applications from March 15 through April 15, 2021. Scholarship eligibility is extended to students who are Colorado residents enrolled in, or scheduled to enter, an accredited college or university as an undergraduate taking at least 12 credit hours per semester. Applicants must maintain a minimum 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale in high school or during the previous 12 months as a college undergraduate. Students should also demonstrate an active commitment to volunteer activities and community service at their school or in their local community. Scholarship renewals are not automatic; the student must reapply each year. For more information and access to this year’s application, visit cuofcofoundation.org/generalscholarships. 

 About Credit Union of Colorado Foundation 

Founded in 2012, Credit Union of Colorado Foundation promotes community development by providing financial and volunteer support in the areas of education and human services. The foundation reflects and honors Credit Union of Colorado’s legacy of philanthropic commitment to its members and the communities where they reside. 

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