Accentra Credit Union supports our members, their families and our communities in a variety of ways. Accentra is dedicated to helping our members pursue additional education by providing a $500 scholarship.
Applicants must be a member of Accentra Credit Union and have an account in his/her name. You are eligible for membership with Accentra if you live, work, go to school, or worship in Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Steele or Winona counties.
Applicants must be applying to or be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program at a college, university or vocational/technical institution during the fall semester of 2020. Traditional students, high school seniors about to begin college, or non-traditional students, adults returning to school, may apply.
A Scholarship Committee made up of staff members will select the scholarship recipient. The decision of the committee is final and not subject to review. The scholarship recipient will be notified on or before April 15.
Applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Academic achievement
- Financial need
- School & community involvement
- Overall presentation of self in application
- Application form (2 pages - use additional paper if needed)
- Unofficial school transcript
Applications must be completed and dropped off or postmarked by Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Any applications received after this date will not be considered.
Mail applications to:
Accentra Credit Union
PO Box 657
Austin, MN 55912