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Reflecting the mission statement of FCCU, "To help our members be in a better financial position than when we met them," FCCU will be offering a scholarship program to help our members achieve their educational dreams.

For the 2020-2021 school year, we will be awarding a total of $10,000  in scholarship money to members heading off to a 4-year university or a 2-year technical or trade school. Five current high school seniors will be selected to receive $2,000!

To be considered for a scholarship, the student must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be the primary owner of an active account (savings or checking) at Fort Community Credit Union for a minimum of 3 months.  Current FCCU staff, directors and scholarship committee members and their immediate family members are not eligible.
  2. Be enrolled in a Jefferson, Walworth, Rock, Dodge, Dane or Waukesha County high school.  Students participating in a home-based educational program, privately operated correspondence or virtual school must reside in the qualifying counties listed above.  Applicants attending these programs must also provide proof of enrollment with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for the 2020-2021 school year, ACT or SAT scores (if available), and any records relating to curriculum and academic progress.
  3. Be eligible for graduation at the end of the 2020-2021 school year.
  4. Applications must be submitted online by March 1st, 2021 along with the high school transcript through first semester senior year and a letter of recommendation from a non-related teacher, coach, school administrator, community member or employer.

Please complete the application, and email your transcript and letter of recommendation in a PDF format to [email protected] by March 1st, 2021. 

The 2020-2021 scholarship application has ended.

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Meet Our 2020-2021 Scholarship Winners:

Fort Community Credit Union is pleased to announce five scholarship recipients for the 2020-2021 school year who have been selected to receive $2,000. As a reflection of the FCCU mission statement, "To help our members be in a better financial position than when we met them," the scholarship program was designed to help members achieve their educational dreams.

To be considered, applicants had to meet several criteria. “Each year I look forward to when I can call together the scholarship review committee,” said Danielle Frawley, Chief Lending Officer at FCCU. “It is a rewarding experience to read the goals and ambitions of all the applicants. We are honored to support these students in their future endeavors.”

 

Olivia
Olivia, graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, plans to attend UW-Madison.

Sophie
Sophie, graduate of Jefferson High School, plans to attend Carroll University to study Nursing.

Kathryn
Kathryn, graduate of Watertown High School, plans to attend Illinois State University to study Actuarial Science.

Reid
Reid, graduate of Whitewater High School, plans to attend UW-Madison to study Finance.


(Not pictured) Stone, graduate of Cambridge High School, plans to attend eithter University of Minnesota Twin-Cities or UW-Madison to study Biochemistry.