North Island Credit Union offering scholarships to San Diego students


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News Release

North Island Credit Union is encouraging college-bound students in San Diego County to apply for its 2022 Student Scholarship Program. Through the program, the credit union provides $20,000 in scholarships annually to recognize Southern California students who are motivated in their academic studies and active in their schools and communities.

“We encourage local students to get a head start on their education and apply for one of our scholarships,” said North Island Credit Union CEO Steve O’Connell. “We know the cost of higher education can be a challenge for many families, and we are proud to help these students on their path to realize their educational goals. We look forward to reviewing the many stories of inspiration in our scholarship applications.”

North Coast Link logo.San Diego County college-bound high school seniors and community college students transferring to a four-year university who maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 are eligible to participate. Selection criteria include academic performance, school or community involvement, a letter of recommendation, and an essay submission.

Interested students can find more information and apply online at Online applications will be accepted through April 8. Recipients will be announced on May 2.

The credit union’s Annual Student Scholarship program was created in 2005 to recognize outstanding students within local communities. Each year, the credit union awards 20 scholarships of $1,000 each to students in San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties. Since the creation of the program, the credit union has awarded more than $355,000 in scholarships.

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