There will be a total of five (5) $1,000 scholarships available. One of those will be awarded in memory of Des Moines Police Officer Larry Judkins, who after twenty-eight years of service lost a battle with Hodgkin's disease.
Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, room and board, books and other educational expenses. Entries must be submitted no later than Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:1. Applicant must be a member or child of a member of Serve Credit Union, or a child of a member of the Des Moines Police Burial Association, Inc.2. Serve Credit Union staff and their family members are not eligible.3. To qualify for the Larry Judkins Memorial Scholarship, the applicant must be the child of a Des Moines Police Officer.4. Applicant must be entering college or currently enrolled full time (12 credit hours) in an undergraduate program or enrolled in a vocational or technical institution.5. Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better on a 4.0 scale (in high school or college).6. Past recipients are not eligible for renewal scholarship awards.7. Applicant is required to write an essay of approximately 300-500 words on the following topic:
"Since the creation of the Iowa Credit Union Act in the 1920s, credit unions’ tax status has been based on the fact they are not-for-profit, financial cooperatives. In 2018, legislation was proposed but not passed that would have raised taxes on Iowa credit unions. Share in your own words how raising taxes on Iowa credit unions would impact you and your family?"
Before completing the form below, please read the instructions carefully. All information given on this application will be kept confidential. Scholarship recipients will be chosen by an independent committee and announced at the DMPD Cops Classic Golf Tournament on Friday, May 24th.
This application must be submitted no later than Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in order to be considered for the scholarship. Recipients of scholarships will be notified by phone or mail, and will also be announced at the Cop's Classic Golf Tournament on Friday, May 24, 2019.
Once you click "Submit," you will receive a confirmation message on your screen (you may need to scroll to the top). If you do not receive a confirmation message, please ensure that you have completed all required fields. Please call the credit union at (515) 243-2677 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns, but please do not contact us to inquire about the status of entry judging.