Sacramento, Calif., October 18, 2013 – In its ongoing efforts to invest in California’s future leaders, Golden 1 Credit Union is once again offering college scholarships for Golden 1 members and their dependents. Applications will be accepted from October 15, 2013 through January 15, 2014.
Golden 1 Credit Union Scholarships will provide renewable two and four-year financial assistance valued at up to $20,000 per student for full-time students who plan to attend accredited, nonprofit colleges and universities in California during the 2014-2015 school year.
"In 2013, the first year of our program, we distributed 33 scholarships with total value of nearly $320,000," said Donna Bland, President and CEO of Golden 1. "Our scholarships will help families and students throughout the many communities served by Golden 1 Credit Union achieve their dreams of a brighter future."
To apply, students must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average (GPA), be involved in community service and extracurricular activities, and be a Golden 1 member for at least one year or a dependent of a Golden 1 member. Membership is a requirement of scholarship acceptance.
"Golden 1 Credit Union Scholarships complement our products and service for students, support California’s future leaders, and demonstrate our commitment to the communities we serve," added Donna Bland.
With more than $8 billion in assets, Golden 1 is the seventh largest credit union in the United States. It has more than 640,000 members, 80 branches, and 270 ATMs. For more information, visit our Scholarships page.
This credit union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration.
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