All applicants must have an account with this credit union established in his/her own name to be eligible to apply for the Fannin FCU Scholarship.
All items on this application must be complete at the time it is submitted.
A copy of your high school transcript must be attached.
Submit an original essay titled “Why are Credit Unions Unique?” Limit the essay to no more than 500 words, please.
Application deadline is Friday, April 13, 2012. Application must be in Fannin Federal Credit Union office at 1737 North Highway 121, Bonham, Texas 75418 by close of business on that date.
Only graduating high school seniors may apply. The scholarship money will be released to scholarship recipient upon presenting proof of enrollment in college, trade school or certification program to the Credit Union office.
Additional letters of recommendation are not necessary.
An impartial committee of four persons will make scholarship selections. A point system will be used by the committee to determine the winners. The number of applicants will determine the dollar amount and total number of scholarships to be awarded.
You will be notified by letter if you are selected.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Completed applications must be received
By Friday, April 13, 2012
Please use the checklist below to help you prepare your application Packet. This sheet does not need to be returned. Make a copy of all Forms for your files.
Part I: Student Application
All personal information completed on pages 1-2
Part II: Parent/Guardian Form
Signed release of information
Part III: Educator Recommendation Form
Page 1 to be completed by educator
Rating scale and student characteristics completed
FANNIN FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
Last:First:MI: last 4 of SS #
Home telephone #: E-Mail address:
Date of Birth:
Credit Union Account #
High School Attended
Name of College / Program you plan to attend
Intended Academic major/ career plans
All applicants will receive consideration for a FFCU Scholarship without regard to sex, race, color, national origin or ancestry, religion, age, handicap, or marital status.
Page 2of 5Name:
I. List school offices and leadership positions, organizations, activities, honors and awards received: attach additional page if needed
II. Community Service and Employment
III. Explain why you want to or need to further your education:
IV. Briefly state why you feel you deserve a Credit Union scholarship:
Page 3 of 5EDUCATOR PAGES 1 OF 3
FANNIN FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 2012 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
II. Release and Certification/ School Records Information Release Secondary School Report Release Authorization for scholarship applicant (Print applicant’s name):
To comply with the Federal Privacy Rights of Parents and Students Act, a school must obtain a signed authorization before it can release student information for use in this scholarship program. Permission is hereby given to school officials to release secondary school record and other requested information for consideration in the Fannin Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program.
Student’s signatureDateParent’s/Guardian’s signatureDate
Note to Principal: The above named student is an applicant for a scholarship. To process the application, we need a record of the student’s secondary school academic performance. This information...