At First Community, we are proud of the legacy forged by our credit union pioneers such as Elsa Hagen, Frank Walsh and Walter Nelson. As a financial cooperative, supporting our communities is a core value of ours. The First Community Founders Scholarship was established to help support students, throughout the communities we serve to afford the cost of higher education.
If you are a graduating high school senior or a returning college student, here is an opportunity to apply for one of four, $1,500 scholarships.
Applicants must adhere to the application requirements, as set forth, to ensure consideration. In order for your application to be considered, it must be complete, received by the stated deadline and accompanied by all requested supporting documents.
You must meet the following requirements to be eligible for an First Community scholarship:
The following supplemental documents must be submitted together with your completed application:
Applications must be postmarked by or remitted in person, on or before 5:00 PM on April 1, 2014 to: First Community, Attn: Scholarship Committee, 200 N Adams Street, Coquille, Oregon 97423. Neither applications nor supplemental documents will be accepted via fax or email.
The First Community Scholarship Program is administered by the First Community Credit Union Scholarship Committee. Scholarship recipients will be notified by phone and/or email on or before 5:00PM on May 30, 2014.
First Community will award four, $1500 scholarships to applicants as selected by the scholarship committee. Funds will be distributed to the financial aid office of the recipient’s learning institution 30 days before the date of planned attendance.