FCCU to award $10,000 in scholarships this school year

    FORT ATKINSON, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) has announced that they will be awarding $10,000 in scholarship money for the 2022-2023 school year.
    FCCU is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with locations in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Watertown, and Whitewater. Reflecting the mission statement of FCCU, "To help our members be in a better financial position than when we met them," FCCU is offering this scholarship to help shoulder the cost of tuition so members can achieve their educational dreams. FCCU will award $2,000 to five current high school seniors heading off to a 4-year university or a 2-year technical or trade school in the fall.
    To be considered for a scholarship, student must meet the following criteria:

    • Be the primary owner of an active account (savings or checking) at FCCU for a minimum of 3 months. Current FCCU staff, directors and scholarship committee members and their immediate family members are not eligible.
    • Be enrolled in high school within Jefferson, Walworth, Rock, Dodge, Dane, or Waukesha Counties. Students participating in a home-based educational program, privately operated correspondence or virtual school must reside in the qualifying counties listed above. Applicants attending these programs must also provide proof of enrollment with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for the 2022-2023 school year, ACT or SAT scores (if available), and any records relating to curriculum and academic progress.
    • Be eligible for graduation at the end of the 2022-2023 school year.
    • Applications must be submitted online by March 1, 2023, along with the high school transcript through first semester senior year and a letter of recommendation from a nonrelated teacher, coach, school administrator, community member or employer.
    Applications are due March 1, 2023 and can be submitted online via FCCU’s Website