Scholarships

Each year, MCT Members who are high school seniors and matriculated college students are invited to apply for two scholarships available through our scholarship program. Two one thousand dollars awards will be presented at our annual awards banquet in May. To apply, members must be in good standing, and either graduating from high school or enrolled in an accredited college or trade school. Awards are considered based on academic achievement and community involvement.

MCT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD APPLICATION

Eligibility Requirements:

1. The applicant must be a member in good standing.
2. The applicant must be a graduating senior or a matriculated student attending a 2 or 4 year accredited college or trade school.
3. The applicant must be an active volunteer and/or active in the community.

Application Procedures:

1. Application packet must include:
a. Completed Application
b. One (1) Reference Letter – must be from a person, other than family, who has observed the applicant and who can comment on his/her character and abilities.
2. The application packet must be completed in full and postmarked by the indicated date.
3. Application packets that are incomplete will not be reviewed.
4. Mail the application packets to:

Scholarship Committee
c/o MCT Federal Credit Union – Heather Dormond
39 Market Street
Amsterdam, NY 12010-4413

Selection Process:

1. Recipient and the graduating senior’s high school will be notified in April.
2. Recipient and his/her guests will be invited to the May MVI Awards Ceremony.

Note: The Scholarship Committee is the final decision-maker in awarding the scholarships. The Committee reserves the right to not award a scholarship if they feel the applicants do not meet the stated criteria. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review or scholarship.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD APPLICATION

Name: __________________________________________________________________

Street: __________________________________________________________________

City: _____________________________ State: ___________ Zip: _________________

Credit Union Account Number: ____________________ If left blank, will not be reviewed.

High School Seniors:

High School Name and Address: _____________________________________________

GPA: _____________

List of colleges applied to in order of preference:

1. ______________________________________________________________________

2. _____________________________________________________________________

3. ______________________________________________________________________

College Attending, If Known: _______________________________________________

College Major:___________________________________________________________

College Students:

Name of College Attending:________________________________________________

GPA:___________________

College Major: ___________________________________________________________

Provide a brief statement concerning plans in your selected major following graduation from college.

Activity Profile:

1. Honors and Awards in School – please list below:
(Attach a separate sheet of paper, if necessary.)

a. _______________________________________________________________

b. _______________________________________________________________

c. _______________________________________________________________

d. _______________________________________________________________

e. _______________________________________________________________

f. _______________________________________________________________

2. Extra Curricular, Civic and/or Leadership Activities – please list below:
(Attach a separate sheet of paper, if necessary.)

a. _______________________________________________________________

b. _______________________________________________________________

c. _______________________________________________________________

d. _______________________________________________________________

e. _______________________________________________________________

f. _______________________________________________________________

• On a separate sheet of paper give a brief explanation of your responsibilities for each activity listed above.