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Scholarship

2015 Dollars for Scholars

2015 DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP

The  Dollars for Scholars Scholarship is a competitive based scholarship available for high school seniors bound for college or vocational schools who are members or are related to a member of Option 1 Credit Union with membership affiliation of at least 1 year prior to application. All applicants must be high school seniors and plan to enter a college, university or trade school in the next academic year.

Four winners will be chosen and scholarships of (2) $1,000 and (2) $500 will be awarded.

The amount of the scholarship award will be paid to the recipient to provide financial assistance to the recipient in their pursuit of an undergraduate degree at an accredited trade school, college, or university.
 

SCHOLARSHIP ENTRY

Entry deadline for submission is MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2015.  Scholarship submission is open through the deadline date of April 6, 2015.  

To enter, simply write an essay that explains the full meaning of the chosen topic (see below) and submit it to Option 1 Credit Union through our website, click here for submission.  Scholarship entry is available online only.

The 2015 Dollars for Scholars Scholarship essay topic is:

 "Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability in your school, work, or community."
 
Winners will be selected by an independent committee.  All entries are submitted to the committee with no identifying marks or symbols which show either the name of the applicant or school they attend.   The scholarship committee’s principal determining factor in selecting award recipients is the applicant’s passion for the topic. Additionally, the committee will use the following criteria in judging responses to the topic: comprehension of subject, organization, language use, originality, clarity, spelling and grammar. Scholarship recipients will be selected without regard to their race, religion or gender
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  Thank you for being a part of Option 1!