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Minnesota Credit Union Foundation offers scholarships

Applications are being accepted online with a submission deadline of Nov. 30.

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BAXTER — Applications are now being accepted for the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Council scholarship program.

As part of Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union’s efforts to support students and their families in financing education, the credit union encourages those who qualify to apply for this scholarship opportunity available exclusively to Minnesota credit union members.

This year the council will award eight $1,000 scholarships to traditional applicants and eight $1,000 scholarships to non-traditional applicants. Any member of a Minnesota Credit Union Network affiliated credit union pursuing post-secondary education in the fall 2022/spring 2023 or a high school senior graduating in 2022 is eligible to apply.

For more information and a link to the application, go to . Applications are being accepted online with a submission deadline of Nov. 30.

To apply, submit an essay not exceeding 500 words answering the following essay question:


  • “How did the way you interact and communicate with businesses change during the pandemic and what would you like to see continue in the future? From these experiences what suggestions do you have for your credit union?”

The foundation has awarded more than 340 scholarships totaling over $200,000 since its inception in 1997. The foundation strives to build credit union brand awareness and strengthen member relationships through its scholarship program.
Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative serving central Minnesota.

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