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Attention all GEICO FCU members; because of your membership, you are eligible to apply for a college scholarship through the CU Foundation of MD &DC.

The $12,000 Credit Union Scholarship Program invites members of Maryland or District of Columbia - based credit unions to apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships, one $1,000 video-based scholarship and/or one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. As a member, you're able to apply in all three categories no matter where you live!

Deadline for application is midnight on March 31, 2020. Awards will be announced in May 2020.

Essay topic (750 word max): “It’s ten years in the future – the year 2030. Describe your vision of how you will manage your personal finances then. Include how you will pay for things, save, and borrow. Imagine how your credit union will help make that vision a reality”

Video topic - “It’s ten years in the future – the year 2030. Create a 60-second video showing how you will manage your personal finances with your credit union as your financial services partner.”

Photo theme - "Innovation"

PLEASE NOTE: Parental membership does not qualify an application. All applications must themselves be a member of a participating credit union.

This scholarship program is for students entering their freshman through senior year of college or trade school. This scholarship does not apply to students in post-graduate programs nor payment of student loans. All applicants must meet the criteria on the applications page.

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