Wymar Federal Credit Union 2019 College Scholarship Application
Wymar FCU is offering two (2) $500 College Scholarships of which will be rewarded to high school seniors who will be graduating in Spring 2019. Scholarship funds will be mailed directly to the University of which applicant has already been accepted to for the 2019/2020 academic year. Entries must be submitted no later than Wednesday, March 20th at 11:59 p.m. (CST).

PURPOSE:
The purpose of the Wymar Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program is to award a one-time scholarship to two students that possess academic potential and a genuine desire to succeed.

Email address *
ELIGIBILITY:
1. Applicant must be a Wymar FCU member in good standing (must have their own savings account) and membership must have been opened at least 90 days prior to the application deadline.
2. Applicant must be entering or attending a vocational, technical, community college or 4-year college in the Fall of 2019.
3. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a scale of 4.0.
4. Applicant must intend to carry a full academic load during the scholarship period (12 credits).
5. Immediate family members of Wymar FCU employees, Board of Directors and volunteers are not eligible.
5. Past scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.
6. Applicant is required to provide everything listed in the Application Package seen below.
SELECTION:
Scholarship applications will be reviewed by a committee selected by the Scholarship Committee made up of Wymar FCU's Board of Directors. All reviews will be done on a "blind" basis. All personal identifiable information will be hidden. Wymar FCU's Scholarship Committee will make the final selections.

Criteria will be based as follow:
40% Personal Essay
20% Involvement in Community/Activities
20% Letter of Recommendation
20% GPA/Transcript

AWARD:
Wymar FCU's Scholarship Committee will award two high school seniors each with a $500 scholarship. Scholarship money will be mailed to the University each winner has been accepted to. We will need to know the address of the University as well as the Student ID of each winner.
APPLICATION PACKAGE
All applicants must submit an application package which includes:
1. Completed application form
2. Current high school transcript
3. Copy of his/her ACT results
4. A letter of recommendation. *excludes family members
5. A personal essay
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Completed application packages* must be received no later than Sunday, March 17, 2019.

*It is the responsiblity of the applicant that all information is received by Wymar FCU by the deadline. Incomplete or late application packages will not be considered. All documentation including letters of recommendation must be included in one packet when submitted for consideration.

NOTIFICATION
Each applicant will be notified by email and/or a phone call whether or not they have been chosen, no later than Monday, April 8, 2019. Winning recipients are invited to Wymar FCU's Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner on April 10th, 2019. Further details will be shared at that time.
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