2018 PCM Credit Union Scholarship Program
We understand that when it comes to college expenses … the struggle is real!
The credit union offers an annual scholarship program every January to promote post-secondary education among our membership. The success of our members’ future careers is important to us, and we look forward to assisting three of our members each year with this monetary award.
This year’s essay question:
Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time.
Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more?
THREE – $1,000 Scholarships are awarded annually to members who fit the following criteria:
- Eligible member is a member of PCMCU in good standing*
- *Primary member= members name listed first on PCMCU account, who has been a member for a minimum of 6 months prior to the scholarship submission deadline. This member must maintain an active account, using sound financial practices. PCMCU employees/Directors and families are not eligible for this scholarship.
- Eligible member is beginning or continuing their post-secondary education as a full-time student in the coming school year
- Eligible member fills out and completes the entirety of the proposed scholarship application and answers questions to the best of their ability
Members who wish to apply for the annual scholarships on average have a minimum of six weeks to complete and submit their application. Eligible scholarship applications must be submitted or postmarked by the deadline listed on the application. Scholarship winners are announced every spring. Common scholarship themes have included writing a creative essay or submitting a video depending on the context of the scholarship question for that given year.
Questions regarding PCMCU’s Scholarship Program can be sent to [email protected].