Shell Western States Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $2,000

Number of Awards: Two (2)

Deadline: April 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: August 15, 2018

Brief Description:

Shell Western States Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce “Shell Western States Scholarship Program”. High school senior who is planning to enroll in the full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the upcoming academic year can apply for the program. The credit union is intended to help and support financial health in the community.

Host Institution:

Shell Western States Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial cooperative, dedicated to serving its membership. Originally chartered in 1947 to serve the employees of Shell Oil Company, over the years, they have expanded their field-of-membership to include other diverse groups.

Eligibility:

To receive the scholarship, a recipient must:

  • Must be student members of the Shell Western States Federal Credit Union whose account is in good standing as of the application deadline date (No outstanding negative balance in shares or delinquent loans).
  • Applicant must be a high school senior planning to enroll in the full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Instructions for Applying:

The application form can be downloaded by the given link:

https://www.swsfcu.org/images/SCHOLARSHIP_APPLICATION_FORM.pdf

Supporting Documents:

To apply for the scholarship applicant must submit an essay or video with one of the following topics. Include a short a short essay or video explaining “Why Shell Western States Federal Credit Union scholarship would be of financial assistance to me.”

  • The importance of financial literacy.
  • How your finances affect your life and your future.
  • Being financially successful requires many skills. One needs to understand basic budgeting skills, know how to manage credit, practice good savings habits and how to plan for their financial future.  Of these skills, describe the one you think is the most important and would have the biggest impact on your financial success and why?

Submitting Details:

The complete application form must be mailed to the address given below:

Shell Western States Federal Credit Union
Scholarship Program
1700 Pacheco Blvd.
Martinez, Ca 94553

Award Description:

The student who will win the scholarship program will receive a $1,000.00 award. Two (2) awards of $1,000 each will be granted.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.swsfcu.org/2018-scholarship-program

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this scholarship program should be addressed to:

Shell Western States Federal Credit Union
Scholarship Program
1700 Pacheco Blvd.
Martinez, Ca 94553