ATLANTA, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Community Credit Union (www.DeltaCommunityCU.com), Georgia's largest credit union with $4.9 billion in assets and more than 330,000 members, announces a call for entries for its annual scholarship program. Five applicants will be awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarship money based on academic achievement, community involvement and submission of an essay on a subject selected by the Credit Union.
"We're proud to provide these scholarships and other resources, such as our Quarterlife program, to help young adults achieve their educational goals," said Delta Community CEO Hank Halter. "We hope that those who benefit from these programs will also achieve the personal and financial goals they set throughout their lives and, ultimately, contribute to their communities' broader social and economic health and stability."
The Delta Community Scholarship Program awards three $5,000 and two $2,500 scholarships to eligible students seeking a first undergraduate degree. It is designed to provide supplemental funds to cover expenses, including tuition, books, lodging or meal costs.
All scholarship applications must be received by the close of business on April 1, and winners will be notified and announced on or before May 9. Applicants must be Delta Community members enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States during the fall semester of the 2016-2017 academic year.
For more information about the Delta Community Scholarship Program visit www.DeltaCommunityCU.com/scholarships. For more information about the Credit Union's young adult program, Quarterlife, please visit www.DeltacommunityCU.com/Quarterlife. You can also find Quarterlife on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ConnectWithQ or Twitter at www.twitter.com/ConnectWithQ.
About Delta Community Credit Union
Delta Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with a mission of providing consumers better service and value on the deposit, loan, investment and insurance products they use to manage their household expenses and save for the future. Delta Community was founded in 1940 and has become Georgia's largest credit union with $4.9 billion in assets and 26 branch locations. The Credit Union now welcomes residents of 11 metro Atlanta counties and employees of more than 140 businesses, including Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, RaceTrac and UPS. Visit www.DeltaCommunityCU.com to learn more about opening an account at Delta Community or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DeltaCommunity and Twitter at @DeltaCommunity.
SOURCE Delta Community Credit Union