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2019 NICU Student Scholarship Application

2019 North Island Credit Union Student Scholarship Application

The North Island Credit Union Scholarship Program is designed to acknowledge exceptional students throughout the greater San Diego area. We will award 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to students who are motivated in their academic endeavors, active in their schools, and contributing to their community, giving back to others through their participation, service, and volunteer work. Submission of an essay and letter of recommendation will provide a testament to the character and abilities of the student applicant. Proof of acceptance to an accredited college or university in 2019 AND a W-9 tax form will be required before release of award funds.
 
Applicant Qualifications
  • Graduating high school senior enrolling into a two- or four-year college OR community college student transferring into a four-year university
  • Minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA)
  • Evidence of community and/or school involvement
How to Apply
  • Fill out the online application below. You will not have the opportunity to save the application and return later to complete it.
  • Submit the following two supporting documents online. These documents must be typed or legibly printed and may be uploaded as a PDF, Word, or image (.jpg or .png) file.
    • A copy of your school transcript including your GPA and ACT or SAT scores (if applicable). Unofficial copies are acceptable.
    • A letter of recommendation from someone other than a parent/guardian who has experience working with you either through a school activity, job, or community involvement.
  • Provide a short essay that answers ONE of the three topics found in the application below (not to exceed 700 words).
  • Application, supporting documents, and the short essay must be submitted together by Thursday, March 21, 2019, 11:59pm, Pacific Time.
Award Announcement
  • Award recipients will be announced on our website on April 19, 2019: northisland.ccu.com/scholarship 
  • Recipients will also receive an email notification.
  • Recipients must provide proof of college/university enrollment by August 16, 2019, and a signed W-9 tax form to receive the award.
Additional information and tips to completing the online application may be found at northisland.ccu.com/scholarship.
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12. School Transcript
Please upload a copy of your school transcript including your GPA and ACT or SAT scores (if applicable).
Unofficial copies are acceptable. Acceptable file types include:  pdf, doc, docx, .jpg, or .png.
(Click the browse button and locate the file on your device).
 
13. Letter of Recommendation
Please upload a letter of recommendation from someone other than a parent/guardian who has experience working with you either through a school activity, job, or community involvement. Acceptable file types include:  pdf, doc, docx, .jpg, or .png.
(Click the browse button and locate the file on your device).
 
If you experience difficulties loading your transcript and/or your reference, please complete and submit this online form, then email the two documents as attachments to marketing@ccu.com.  Thank you.
14. School, Work, and Community Involvement
List your top five areas of employment, school, or community involvement, including a brief description of the activity and your role. Also provide the approximate number of hours you have spent participating in that activity over the past 2 years. *This question is required.
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16. I certify that all information provided on this application and all supporting documents are accurate and complete. I understand that any misleading or false information will result in my application being disqualified. If selected as a scholarship winner, I give full consent for the use of my name and photograph to be used for promotional and publicity purposes. I understand that the decision of the credit union scholarship committee is final. *This question is required.
17. Signature
Using your mouse, touchpad, or phone screen, please sign your name to certify your application as complete and final prior to submission. Please type your name immediately below your signature. *This question is required.
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