- All entries must be received on or before April 1, 2019 and must follow all contest rules & guidelines. You can download the application here: 2019 CONE CU Scholarship Contest Application.
- The following documents must be submitted as part of this application: Entry form, Typed Essay, and Typed Community Involvement Paragraph.
- The essay and paragraph on community involvement must be an original work of the applicant and should reflect subjects within the general scope of the essay question.
- The essay and paragraph must be typed. The essay cannot be less than 500 words or more than 750 words in length.
- Applicant must be a graduating high school senior attending a two or four year accredited educational institution in the fall of 2019 or an already enrolled post high school student enrolled for the fall of 2019, and an active member of CONE Credit Union.
- The applicant must hold an account, in their name, at CONE Credit Union by January 31, 2019. The applicant must obtain verification of membership date by a CONE employee.
- The essay should be typed and between 500 and 750 words in length.
- The Scholarship Award Committee will consist of members selected from CONE Credit Union. Winners are chosen based on the criteria outlined on the front page of this application. All decisions are final.
- All entries are subject to disqualification if they do not meet the above rules and requirements. School and membership requirements will be verified before selection.
- Entries must be received or postmarked by the required deadline. Entries received or postmarked after the required deadline will not be eligible for consideration.
- Winners will be notified by May 6, 2019.
- Credit unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives that exist to serve members, not generate profit. “People helping people” is the philosophical foundation of these institutions. What do you see as the value of this foundation? Please explain.
- In addition:
• What makes your credit union different than a for-profit financial institution?
• How does your credit union demonstrate credit union’s “people helping people” philosophy?
• If you ran your credit union, what is one new initiative/program you would implement?
- What has been your most rewarding community involvement experience and why?
Please send completed entry form and attachments by April 1st, 2019 to:
CONE Credit Union
Attn: Michelle Moore/Scholarship Contest
219 W Cecil St
Neenah, WI 54956