PHOENIX, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OneAZ Credit Union in partnership with the OneAZ Community Foundation has launched its 2017 OneAZ Scholarship Program. This year, the Credit Union will award $20,000 to students enrolled as an incoming junior or senior at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, or the University of Arizona, or an incoming sophomore at an Arizona community college.
"At OneAZ, our mission is to improve the lives of our members and the communities we serve," said David E. Doss, President/CEO of OneAZ Credit Union. "A key element of fulfilling this vision is our commitment to education and helping the next generation of Arizona's leaders. We are proud to continue our ongoing support of providing financial assistance to Arizona university and college students for the ninth year."
Details of the 2017 OneAZ Scholarship Program are as follows:
- 20 scholarships valued at $1,000 will be awarded;
- Applicants will be required to submit a 500-word essay or a 60-second video that highlights the benefits of credit union membership to millennials;
- Applications will be accepted online only between March 3 and May 1, 2017; and
- Recipients will be announced in June 2017.
The Scholarship Program helps students pay for various school expenses, including tuition, books and other academic necessities.
To be eligible to receive a scholarship, either applicants or their parents, grandparents or legal guardians must be OneAZ Credit Union members.
To see the complete details about the scholarship, please visit OneAZcu.com/Scholarship.
OneAZ Credit Union is a $1.9 billion full-service, not-for-profit, local financial institution with a statewide branch network serving members since 1951. More than 140,000 Arizona residents turn to OneAZ for its comprehensive business and personal financial services. OneAZ is a 10-time winner of Arizona Business Magazine's Ranking Arizona and a six-time recipient of the Peter Barron Stark & Associates Award for Workplace Excellence.™ The credit union is headquartered in Phoenix and welcomes members from throughout the state. For more information, call 844.663.2928 or visit oneazcu.com.
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