The Iowa Credit Union Foundation (ICUF) is pleased to announce the start of its Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship program, which will award $5,750 in scholarships to six Iowa students.
Two different scholarship programs are available through the 2014 Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship program. Click here to learn more about Warren A. Morrow.
High School Seniors
The first is a scholarship for high school seniors with a projected graduation date of 2014. This high school scholarship competition will award a total of $3,750 to four students. The first place prize is $1,500; second place is $1,000; third place is $750 and fourth place is $500. Click here to apply for the high school senior scholarship
Post-High School Scholarship
The second program is the post- high school scholarship, which is open to any person who is entering or attending an accredited undergraduate, graduate or vocational program. This category will award two $1,000 scholarships. Click here to apply for the post-high school scholarship.
Application Process + Essay
Applicants must complete the designated online entry form and are required to answer the following question in no more than 500 words. Essay questions are designed to encourage learning about the credit union movement and its mission.
Financial literacy is now part of Iowa’s Department of Education’s core curriculum.
What are the most important aspects of money management that should be taught when it comes
to savings, checking, borrowing or investing for the long term? How can credit unions help you
and others with financial education?
The deadline for applications is February 7, 2014. Download the scholarship program guidelines for full details.
Judges will base their scores on originality, clarity, meaningful content, accurate presentation of facts, adherence to contest rules, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Winners will be notified via mail in May 2014, and the results will be posted on www.IowaCreditUnionFoundation.org.
ATTENTION CREDIT UNIONS: Download the 2014 Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship poster.