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Foundation Announces 2019 $12,000 Credit Union Scholarship Program

Are you headed off to college or trade school in 2019? Lafayette Federal is pleased to announce a college scholarship opportunity to make it easier for you to meet tuition costs.

The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program for 2019 is underway now! College-bound members are eligible to apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships, one $1,000 video-based scholarship, and one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. And, yes, you may apply in all three categories!

Deadline for applications is March 31, 2019. Scholarship winners will be announced in May 2019 on the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC’s scholarship website: in New Window.

This year’s essay topic is:

"How can your credit union help you become financially independent?"

This year’s essay video topic is:

"Create a 60-second video showing how your credit union helps you achieve your financial goals."

This year’s photo theme is:

"Dream big"

Any member of Lafayette Federal who is entering their freshmen through senior year of college or trade school may apply.

Applications are accepted online at: in New Window

Lafayette Federal, the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC, and its generous supporters cooperate to make this scholarship program possible.

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