Austin-based credit union is committed to supporting students at every stage of their educational journey
AUSTIN, TEXAS (Nov. 1, 2023) – A+ Federal Credit Union is proud to announce the launch of its annual scholarship program for the 2024-2025 school year. The scholarship program provides 60 current or college-bound students with a $2,000 scholarship. Applications opened on Nov. 1, 2023, and will be accessible until February 2, 2024, through the A+ Federal Credit Union scholarship page.
Students can apply for the scholarship if they or their parents are (or become) A+ Federal Credit Union members by the application deadline. This scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors, current college students pursuing an education degree with a minimum of 60 collegiate credit hours, and teachers pursuing graduate degrees.
“This scholarship will help to alleviate some of the financial stress along my journey pursuing an engineering degree,” says Chloe Cano, an A+ Federal Credit Union 2023 scholarship winner from Trinity University. “I will now be able to focus solely on my academic work in college. Thank you for this opportunity.”
“As a local federal credit union with roots in the education space that prioritizes giving back to our community, it’s important for us to uplift students and support them in their educational endeavors,” says Eric Kase, President and CEO of A+ Federal Credit Union. “Over the years, we’ve been able to support more than 500 students, alleviating the financial stressors that come with higher education debts. We are overjoyed to extend this opportunity to an additional 60 students in the next school year.”
The A+ Federal Credit Union annual scholarships serve as an aid to parents and students in all financial situations. The scholarship program gives those whose income exceeds traditional financial aid an opportunity to save on college tuition. Students looking to enter the scholarship program can access the applications on the A+ Federal Credit Union scholarship page. For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 512-533-4390.
About A+ Federal Credit Union
A+ Federal Credit Union was founded in 1949 by 50 Austin, Texas teachers. Over seventy years later, A+ Federal Credit Union is an award-winning financial institution with more than 194,000 members throughout the community, nearly $2.7 billion in assets, more than 530 employees, and 22 branches. A+FCU supports members with a full range of financial products, including home, auto, and personal loans, checking and savings accounts, as well as digital banking solutions for banking on the go. A+FCU continues to have close relationships with local schools and provides free financial education curricula for educators, engaging financial education presentations for students, real-life money management simulations for youth, high school branch locations, and unique financial products designed for teachers. Learn more at aplusfcu.org.