Park Community Credit Union Scholarship

Park Community Credit Union is proud to play a part in the continuing education of the youth in our credit union family. We would like to assist you in the ever-rising costs of higher education through our scholarship program. Completion of this scholarship application is the first step in the application process for the Park Community Credit Union Scholarship.

Park Community Credit Union employees and their immediate family members are not eligible for this scholarship.

Only those students who have submitted all required documentation by the stated deadline will be considered as eligible candidates for the award. We are pleased that you are applying for this scholarship and we encourage you to take special care when completing this application.

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA
Each applicant must be a member (have a share/savings account) of Park Community Credit Union in good standing and must include each item below to meet the criteria of a “completed” application.

1. High School transcript with cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 or class rank.
2. Personal letter of recommendation.
3. Composition of 1000 or more words that reflects a marketing plan targeting college students. You can choose to use Park Community Credit Union’s products and services that are currently offered as a part of your plan, but you may also come up with new products, services, or programs that would attract college aged members.
4. Completion of the attached Scholarship Application.

Your completed application must be submitted by July 13, 2020.

An independent selection committee will screen all applications and make a final selection of the scholarship winner. The Park Community Credit Union Scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who excels in academics and extra curricular activities and who demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of the benefits of credit union membership. The scholarship winner will receive a maximum of $500.00 for each year of college attended for a maximum of four consecutive years (a total scholarship of $2,000). The award may be used to pay for books, tuition, room and board, or other related educational expenses. To remain eligible, the scholarship winner must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 each year, carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and must submit official documentation of all grades or scores no later than July 1.

The scholarship winner will be notified by phone by July 27. All other candidates will be notified by August 1.

Thank you for your participation in the Park Community Credit Union Scholarship program.

Note: Each applicant will be required to sign up, confirm their account, and complete the general application. The confirmation email will come from Park Community Credit Union nspirechange@parkcommunity.com. Be sure to check spam and junk mail filters for the confirmation email.

To ensure the best experience while using the online application system, students/applicants are encouraged to use a supported internet browser.
For optimal compatibility, we recommend using any newer browser such as:
- Google Chrome,
- Mozilla Firefox,
- Apple Safari, or
- Microsoft Edge.
- Not Fully Compatible: Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11)

If you have any questions, please e-mail: nspirechange@parkcommunity.com.

Award
$2,000.00
Deadline
07/14/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Compose an essay of 1000 words or more that reflects a marketing plan to target college students. The marketing plan should result in more students becoming a member at Park Community Credit Union. A member is a person that has an active banking, loan, or other account with a credit union. You may choose to discuss Park Community Credit Union’s products and services as a part of your plan, but you may also creatively come up with new products, services, or programs that would attract college students.