First Peoples Community Federal Credit Union Scholarship (Somerset County)
This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student who has met the following minimum qualifications: Full-time student, must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident, resident of Somerset County, PA, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and be enrolled in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Economics, or General Studies to prepare for pursuing a course of study at a four year institution in Accounting, Business, Communications, Computer Technology, Economics, Finance, or Marketing. Applicant must state financial need in essay on scholarship application. Preference given to a student who has demonstrated community involvement and shows a creative, forward looking interest that will lead to the betterment (enhancement) of the individual and ultimately the community. Applicant must be of good moral character and cannot have been suspended from high school for any substance abuse nor can he/she have been convicted of substance abuse or have a criminal record. Applicant must have a pattern or track record of working Christmas and spring breaks or summer (reference must be made of this in the essay). Applicant must be a member in good standing of First Peoples Community Federal Credit Union (if you or members of your immediate family are members, you must state this in the essay). Continuation of scholarship into second year is possible upon reapplication and proof of having met criteria.