“Thank you to all of our talented student members who entered the 2020 Glen A. Yeager Scholarship Contest. We received an incredible response, and we are excited to share that our panel of judges has selected the winners for the 2020 Scholarship Contest. Congratulations to Luisa S. for winning the $3,000 Utility/Partner Company Scholarship and to Brynn S. for winning the $3,000 Community Scholarship for Reading, PA. We wish all of our student members the very best in their academic endeavors.”

Official UECU Scholarship Contest Submission Requirements

Applicant must complete a scholarship application online at www.uecu.org/scholarship and include a short video (3 minutes or less) or written explanation (1-2 pages) with their response to:

How will you use your education and life experiences to make a positive impact in your community? (You can include things like why you picked your major or field of study, what you plan to do after you graduate, what programs or volunteer work you’ve done to help you prepare, etc.) Include your name and contact information with your video or written submission. Videos should be broadcast on YouTube.com; you can include the YouTube.com link for the video with your scholarship application. Written submissions can be emailed to promotions@uecu.org.

Prizes: Scholarships are made payable to the college, university, or trade/technical school of choice in the winner’s name by August 2020.

Deadline: Completed scholarship applications and video/written submissions must be received by June 1, 2020.

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

Scholarship Award: Two winners will be selected in this year’s scholarship contest, and each awarded $3,000 if they meet the scholarship eligibility requirements.

Winner Notification: The winners will be notified by email and asked for verification of attendance or acceptance at an accredited college, university, or post-secondary trade/technical school. 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 the October edition of 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 serves 48,000 members nationwide. As a not-for-profit credit union, UECU is a financial co-operative where members are the owners. With no stockholders, UECU returns profits to members with exceptional savings and loan rates, and exclusive rewards.

Membership Benefits for Students

We’re committed to helping you succeed! Whether you’re getting ready to start college or enter the workforce, we’ve got everything you need to get started. Your membership benefits include money management tools, expert advice, special financing options and more!

Have Questions? 

Call 800.288.6423 or contact us by email at promotions@uecu.org.

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