Generations Federal Credit Union Accepting Applications for Future Leader Scholarship

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Scholarship program now in its 10th year

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The scholarships may be used for any education or education-related expenses the student may incur, including books, fees and room and board.

Generations Federal Credit Union is currently accepting applications for its 2016 Future Leader Scholarship program. Future Leader Scholarship applicants can be graduating high school seniors, current undergraduate students, graduate students, doctoral, post-doctoral and/or continuing education, trade school and vocational school students. The scholarships may be used for any education or education-related expenses the student may incur, including books, fees and room and board.

The Future Leader Scholarship program is designed to recognize students whose activities, be they academic, religious or civic, will better the community and citizenship of San Antonio and its surrounding areas. Generations will award 10 Future Leader Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each.

“Generations has always been an advocate of education and economic development in our community and the Future Leader Scholarship program enables us to support these students as they work toward their goals,” said David Rodriguez, financial education manager for Generations FCU. “Ten years ago we designed the Future Leader Scholarship program to support students, be they traditional or non-traditional, in their academic endeavors. Generations is proud to once again support students who lead our community both now and in the future.”

Applicants must be a GFCU member, have a current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, answer an essay question, submit two letters of recommendation, and provide a transcript of their most recent semester. Credit Union membership is available to anyone who lives, works, worships, volunteers, or attends school in Bexar County. Future Leader Scholarship applications can be obtained by visiting https://www.mygenfcu.org/scholarships/.

Applications are due no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, May 2, 2016. Scholarship recipients will be announced no later than Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

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