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Utilities Employees Credit Union is pleased to offer an annual Student Scholarship Program. The Glen A. Yeager Scholarship Contest is for UECU members who are heading to or currently attending college or advanced training at an accredited institution. (Students must be existing members or be eligible to become a Utilities Employees Credit Union member prior to the scholarship submission deadline.)

Students who are UECU members may submit a video on the 2015 UECU Scholarship Contest topic...Why Does a Virtual (branchless) Credit Union Work for You?

You could be one of two UECU members to win a $2,000 Scholarship!

UECU Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

  • Entrant must be a UECU member in good standing with a UECU Share Savings Account in his/her own name, prior to the scholarship submission deadline. You may find out how to become a member by calling UECU Member Services at 800-288-6423.
  • Member must be a high school senior through college graduate student.
  • Member cannot be an employee of UECU, its affiliates, a UECU Board Member, a Supervisory Committee Member, or family member and/or living in the same household thereof.
  • Member must be attending or accepted at an accredited college, university, or post-secondary trade school.
  • Member must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (transcripts will be required of winners only).

Video Submission Requirements:

  • Member must submit an entry with name, address, valid email address, phone number, UECU member number, name of college/university, GPA or equivalent progress measurement, and a list of honors and activities.
  • Member may create a video and broadcast it on YouTube.com. The video should be 60-180 seconds on this year’s topic: Why Does a Virtual (branchless) Credit Union Work for You? The videos will be judged on creativity and content. You may submit the YouTube.com link for the video to UECU by mail or email. Please name your video file as the following: 2015 UECU Scholarship Contest: Why Does a Virtual (branchless) Credit Union Work for You?
     
  • The entry information (YouTube.com link AND required contestant information) can be emailed to Promotions@uecu.org or mailed to Utilities Employees Credit Union, P.O. Box 14864, Reading PA 19612, Attention: Marketing, no later than April 30, 2015.

Prizes: Scholarships are made payable to the college or university of choice in the winner’s name by August 2015.

Deadline: Completed entries must be received by April 30, 2015.

Entry Judging Criteria: Videos will be judged on creativity and content.

Scholarship Award: Two winners will be selected in this year’s video contest and each awarded $2,000 if they meet the scholarship eligibility requirements.

Winner Notification: Winners will be notified by email and asked for transcripts and other verification of information. After all information is verified, a check will be distributed to the school of each winner. The winners will be announced on the UECU website and in UECU’s Member News.

Release: All entries become the property of Utilities Employees Credit Union and by submitting the entry you authorize UECU to utilize all or a portion of the information for purposes of press releases and/or publication in UECU newsletters, website and social media content, newspapers, trade magazines, etc., announcing the scholarships recipients’ names, contents of the entry, and other reported information.

About UECU: Utilities Employees Credit Union was formed in 1934 to fulfill the financial needs of America's utility workers and their families. Today, UECU proudly serves 44,000 members across the nation who are the employees of 600 utility partner companies or their family members.

Contact: Please direct questions about the Student Scholarship Contest to Utilities Employees Credit Union at 800-288-6423 or promotions@uecu.org.

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