July 7, 2020
By Financial Plus Credit Union
FLINT, MI – Financial Plus Credit Union will award two myCollege checking members with a $1,000 scholarship through their annual myCollege checking scholarship. Current full-time or part-time college or university students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 can apply now until August 31st. The candidate must complete the application with a short essay (500 words or less) on why they bank at a credit union.
"This year, we have already granted two college scholarships and due to the impact of the pandemic, we made the decision to offer a second offering during 2020," said Olga Long, Vice President of Strategic Growth and Marketing. "Every year, we are overwhelmed with the passion and commitment our future generation has for continuing their education following high school. We care about the future of our young adults and making a positive impact on their educational success. We also want to help lessen the financial burden that college tuition places upon many students. We encourage all college aged students in our community who meet the qualifications, to submit an application before August 31, 2020," Long commented.
To apply for the scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria and submit the required documents: obtain a myCollege checking account, is a current full-time or part-time college or university student with a minimum GPA of 3.0, providing official transcript, complete the application, short essay, and a letter of recommendation. Designated scholarship judges at Financial Plus Credit Union will review all scholarship entries and award the scholarship recipients based on attaining all eligibility requirements and contents of essay. To apply for the myCollege scholarship, please visit: www.myfpcu.com.
Don’t have a myCollege checking account? Now, for a limited time only, receive a $25 Amazon e-gift card* when you open a myCollege checking account!* To open an account, visit any Financial Plus branch location today! Already a member? Upgrade your current account to a myCollege checking by calling the Contact Center at (800) 748-0451.
To learn more about the Financial Plus Credit Union myCollege scholarship, please contact Kristen Brisbin, Financial Plus Credit Union Public Relations and Social Media Specialist at (810) 244-2507.
Financial Plus Credit Union is a Flint-based, member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution serving over 55,000 members in 34 counties in Michigan. Financial Plus Credit Union operates through eight conveniently located offices in Flint, Swartz Creek, Fenton, Grand Blanc, Howell, Saginaw, Davison, and the rest of the Tri-City area. For information, visit www.myfpcu.com or call 800-748-0451.
Federally insured by the NCUA. Account available to students age 17-24 with valid student identification. Member will be automatically transferred to E-Checking account when member turns 25.
*In order to qualify for incentive, you must open a mvCollege Checking account between 6/20/20-8/31/20. One e-gift card per person. E-gift card subject to 1099-MISC. E-gift card will be sent to the member email address on file within 7 business days of account opening. Some restrictions apply. See Credit Union for details.