Howard Roush Memorial Scholarship Information - Fort Knox Federal Credit Union

roush scholarship for high school seniors

To aid in our goal of increased financial education across the state we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to four college-bound students attending high schools in Fort Knox Federal Credit Union’s service area.** The scholarships, designated the Howard Roush Memorial Scholarship, will symbolize our learning driven culture and emphasis on continual growth and development.

Be one of four selected high school seniors who are members in good standing of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union to receive a $1000 college scholarship!

To be considered, please submit:

  • Completed application (PDF), including demonstrated record of community service and extracurricular activities
  • Proof of high school senior year grade point average
  • Typed Original essay on the selected topic (see below)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A recent color photo to be used for publicity purposes only

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
  • Must be a member in good standing with Fort Knox Federal Credit Union for a minimum of 6 months.
  • Will attend a college or vocational/technical institute within one year of graduation.
  • Must show proof of enrollment in a college/vocational/technical institution for funds to be released to the school
  • 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
  • Must be willing to attend Fort Knox Federal Credit Union’s Annual Meeting on May 14, 2019, in Elizabethtown, KY.
  • Must complete and submit an original essay (250 to 500 words) on the Topic: “What Does ‘Financial Independence’ Mean to You?” . (40% weigh in overall scoring.) 1

For more info view our Fact Sheet (PDF).

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