Power Co-op Employees Credit Union


Scholarship Opportunities

The Iowa Credit Union Foundation's (ICUF) 2023 Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship application is now open. Encourage your membership to apply!  https://scholarsavvy.com

High School Scholarship - Designated for high school seniors planning to enter college in 2023.

Post-High School Scholarship - Designated for individuals entering or attending an accredited undergraduate, graduate or vocational program in 2023.

Each applicant will be asked to answer the following prompt:

Today’s students are pursuing their education in a fragile, post-Covid economy. Describe how this financial reality has shaped your educational plans, and how you will utilize your credit union as you pursue those plans. Consider sharing personal examples in this essay.

The essay must be the original work of the applicant and is limited to 500 words. Judging will be based on originality, clarity, meaningful content, accurate presentation of facts, adherence to contest rules, spelling, grammar and punctuation. The deadline for applications is February 3, 2023. Winners will be notified in April 2023.  Questions about the scholarship or application process? Email info@iowacreditunionfoundation.org.

Power Co-op Employees Credit Union Scholarship

The second opportunity is from the Power Co-op Employees Credit Union and is open to high school seniors graduating in 2023.  Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded based on the results of a test which will be given anytime February 20-24.  Stop by our office between 7:30 am and 4:30 pm located at Power Co-op Employees Credit Union 1208 13th Street North Humboldt, IA 50548. Please arrive before 3:30 pm.  If it is not possible to take the test at the scheduled time and/or location, your local school counselor may contact Andrea Harms (Phone: 515-332-4096) to make other arrangements for testing by February 20th.  All completed tests must be returned by the School Counselor and must be at Power Co-op Employee Credit Union no later than 4:30 p.m. on February 24, 2023 Completed tests may be returned via mail, e-mail: andrea@powercoop.net or fax: (515) 332-2832

We also are offering one returning student scholarship.  This $500 scholarship is open to any Power Co-op Credit Union member, child of a member, or grandchild of a member that is a returning student.  See our credit union for the official rules.  Please submit an original essay with no more than 300 words on the following topic:

Financial experiences, both positive and negative help shape our overall financial understanding and well-being. Share a financial lesson, event or experience that has influenced you or your family personally.  If relevant share how your credit union played a role.  With this experience(s) in mind, how do you plan to utilize your credit union during college and into your future?

Please submit your essay either via e-mail or in person to Andrea at Power Co-op Credit Union.

andrea@powercoop.net before February 24th. 

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