May 16, 2019 | Richmond, VA
Virginia Credit Union has awarded $75,000 in college scholarships to 30 student members through the annual Virginia Credit Union Scholarship Program.
The program has provided nearly $1.25 million in scholarship support to student members of the credit union since it was established in 1991.
Students selected for the $2,500 scholarships were recognized for scholastic achievement, community service, extracurricular activities, an essay, and work to help cover the cost of their education. This year’s winners include 15 rising college freshmen and 15 college sophomores, juniors or seniors. The winners are:
Rising College Freshmen
Virginia Credit Union established the scholarship program to help members working toward their first undergraduate degree. The program honors Dot Hall and Jane Watkins, former presidents of Virginia Credit Union.
To be eligible for the program next year, students must join VACU by December 1. Scholarship applications for 2020 will be available January 1.
Glenn Birch |