SELCO Awards $30,000 in College Scholarships 2017

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Jan 26, 2017—SELCO Community Credit Union to Award $30,000 in College Scholarships to 20 Outstanding Oregon High School Seniors

Applications available beginning Feb. 1; Deadline to apply is April 1

(EUGENE, Ore.) — SELCO Community Credit Union will begin accepting applications for its annual SELCO Scholarship program on Feb. 1. Each year, SELCO awards $1,500 college scholarships to 20 deserving high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university.

To qualify for a SELCO Scholarship, the applicant must be a:
• SELCO member or an immediate family member of a SELCO member. A SELCO membership is just $5 and is open to anyone who lives or works in one of the 26 Oregon counties SELCO serves.
• Graduating senior from a four-year accredited high school with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
• Accepted to or enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year college or university.

“Since 2008, we’ve provided more than $225,000 in scholarships to help outstanding students and their families offset some of the costs of higher education,” said Craig Carpenter, SELCO’s Senior Vice President of Lending & Business Solutions. “This program is one of the many ways SELCO is committed to helping members achieve their goals.”


About SELCO Community Credit Union
Founded 80 years ago by a group of fiscally minded teachers, Eugene-based SELCO Community Credit Union today serves more than 120,000 members as the third largest Oregon-based credit union. A not-for-profit, federally insured, member-driven financial cooperative with more than $1.2 billion in assets, SELCO is able to provide its member-owners with exceptional rates and low fees on a full range of financial products and services including banking, mortgages, personal and business loans, investments, and insurance. Membership is available to anyone who lives or works in 26 Oregon counties. For more information or to become a member today, stop

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