Howard Roush Memorial Scholarship Information - Fort Knox Federal Credit Union

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A $1,000 scholarship to each of four selected high school seniors who are members in good standing of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union!

To be considered, please submit:

  • Completed application, including demonstrated record of community service and extracurricular activities
  • Proof of high school senior year grade point average
  • Original essay on the selected topic (see below)
  • Two letters of recommendation

Financial need will be considered based on overall family income, lack of other financial assistance and other siblings in college.  Providing proof of financial need is voluntary.

Criteria for Applicant:

  • Must be a high school senior or recent (within one calendar year) graduate as of December 31 of the academic year of consideration.
  • Must be a member in good standing with Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. 
  • Will attend a college or vocational/technical institute within one year of graduation.
  • Must have an overall high school grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. (30% weigh in overall scoring.) 1
  • Must have a demonstrated record of community service and extracurricular activities. (30% weigh in overall scoring.) 1
  • Have a financial need based on overall family income, lack of other financial assistance and other siblings in college. (20% weigh in overall scoring.) 1
  • Must complete and submit an original essay to the selection committee on the topic selected for the academic year of consideration. (20% weigh in overall scoring.) 1
  • Must include a recent color photo to be used for publicity purposes only.

Submit an Original Essay (250 to 500 words) on the Topic:
“What Should Every High School Senior Know About Managing Money?”

Be watching for 2016 entry information.

For more info view our Fact Sheet (PDF). Otherwise, Call (502) 942-0254, ext. 6274, with any questions.

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