Submitted by The BECU Foundation.
It’s that time of year again – the BECU Foundation is currently accepting applications for its annual scholarships.
This year, the BECU Foundation is recognizing and awarding $2,500 scholarships to full-time high school seniors and undergraduates currently enrolled in an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical college or university who play an active role in giving back to their community.
Additional facts about the program include:
- This year, each awarded scholarship is renewable for two years ($5,000 total). With the help of the BECU Foundation’s business partners, member donations and fundraising activities, a minimum of 25 scholarships are awarded each year.
- In 2018, the BECU Foundation awarded 80 student members either $2,500 or $3,500 scholarships each to use toward their post-secondary degree programs. Scholarships recognize the student’s service in their school or community, leadership potential and academic achievements.
- Since 1995, the BECU Foundation has awarded more than $2.6 million in scholarships to more than 1,079 student members.
- Volunteer activities have included science interpretation for the Pacific Science Center, mentoring elementary students, and providing food to homeless youth.
For more information on eligibility and to access the online application form, please visit www.becu.org/members-matter/community-involvement/scholarships. Note that applications are due by 11:59 p.m. PST on Thursday, February 28, 2019.