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Scholarships


Graduating high school seniors planning to further their education have four Community First-sponsored scholarship opportunities available in 2019.

Celebrating Volunteers' Youth Scholarship
Nominations are now open for the Celebrating Volunteers’ Youth Scholarship Award. The Youth Scholarship is part of the Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Region’s Celebrating Volunteers Community Gala scheduled for May 1 at the Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton.

Community First provides a $1,500 scholarship to a youth who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in promoting volunteerism in the Fox Cities. That award also includes a $1,000 donation to the nonprofit(s) of the recipient’s choosing.
 
The deadline for nominations is Feb. 5. Submit a nomination today.
 
Greater Fox Cities Chapter of Credit Union Scholarships
Community First is also a co-sponsor of three $1,000 scholarships for graduating high school seniors as part of the Greater Fox Cities Chapter of Credit Unions annual scholarship program.

The scholarships are awarded to active credit union members and based on responses to an essay question regarding building credit and a community involvement question regarding giving back to the community. Recipients will be announced at the March 18 chapter meeting and dinner at Pullmans' Waterfront Banquets, 629 S. Olde Oneida St., Appleton.
 
Complete scholarship contest rules, details on the essay question and community involvement question are here -- Apply by Feb. 8!