Suitland, Maryland (PRWEB) February 01, 2013
Andrews Federal Credit Union announced the opening of its 2013 Scholarship Program. Eight $1,500 non-renewable college scholarships are available to students who are Andrews Federal members or dependents of members in good standing as of February 1, 2013.
Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited college or university. In addition to the application, applicants must write an essay on either the necessity of gaining and maintaining financial security or on their plans to reach their short-, medium-, and long-term goals. The deadline for receipt of applications is April 26, 2013.
“Andrews Federal offers these scholarships every year to help our members with the cost of higher education,” said Jim Hayes, Andrews Federal Interim CEO. “We also include a financial literacy component in the essay portion, because our members’ financial health is important to us.”
Scholarship applications and instructions are available in Andrews Federal branches or can be downloaded at andrewsfcu.org/scholarship2013.
About Andrews Federal Credit Union
Andrews Federal Credit Union was founded in 1948 to serve the needs of military and civilian personnel by providing a vast array of financial products and services. With over $900 million in assets, Andrews Federal has grown to serve nearly 100,000 members in the District of Columbia, Joint Base Andrews (MD), Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (NJ), and military installations in central Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. In addition, the Credit Union serves as a financial partner with many select employee groups in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and New Jersey.
To learn more about Andrews Federal Credit Union and its community involvement, please visit http://www.andrewsfcu.org.