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Your Words or Pictures Could Be Worth a Cool $1,000.00

 Are you headed off to college or trade school in 2018?  Well MAFCU 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 2018 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, 2018.  Scholarship winners will be announced in April 2018 on the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC's scholarship website: www.cufound.org/scholarship.

This year's essay topic: "Describe the value found in credit union membership."

This year's video topic: "Create a 60-second credit union ad to attract young members (age 16 – 24)"."

Photo applicants are asked to capture and submit a photograph that represents the credit union core value, "Community."

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

"We're pleased to offer this opportunity for our young members," said Bill Brooks, CEO.  "The awardees receive needed financial assistance to help them meet their tuition expenses and the application topics stimulate innovative and useful responses to help us better serve our college-aged members."

Applications are accepted online at:

                                        cufound.org/scholarship

MAFCU, the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC, and its generous supporters partner to make this scholarship program possible.

Congratulation to MAFCU member, Scott Holmes for winning the 2017 CU Foundation Scholarship Award.

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