MICU announces Dollars for Scholars scholarship competition
January 25, 2011 01:18 PM
Bloomington, IL - Dollars for Scholars®, a program of Scholarship America®, is a national network of more than 1,200 grassroots community-based, volunteer-driven scholarship foundations all across the United States.
The Mid-Illinois Dollars for Scholars Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to providing assistance to local students as they pursue a post-secondary education. Anyone can join The Foundation, which is a select associated group of Mid-Illini Credit Union. Simply make a $5 donation to The Foundation, and you and your immediate family members become eligible for MICU membership, no matter where you live or work.
The Mid-Illinois Dollars for Scholars Foundation was founded in September, 2004. Mid-Illini Credit Union (MICU) was a founding member. We conduct a variety of fund-raisers during the year to raise money to fund the two annual $500 scholarships that are awarded to local high school students.
The application process is simple, and any high school senior whose school has an address in McLean County, Illinois can apply. Scholarship applications are available and award criteria are outlined at www.midfs.org
, or click on the Dollars for Scholars link at www.midillinicu.com
. Application deadline is May 13, 2011.