TFCU 2021 Scholarship

“Jump Start Your Life”

The purpose of the Jump Start Your Life award offered by Tongass Federal Credit Union (TFCU) is to encourage and recognize well deserving high school seniors in our service area who have overcome obstacles to get to high school graduation. The award provides up to $1,000 which can be used for college, technical school or even to help the student purchase professional clothing to help them as they begin applying for jobs.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Student must be a fall 2020 or spring 2021 high school graduate from Ketchikan, Metlakatla, Prince of Wales, Wrangell, Hoonah or Kake.
  • Student must be willing to discuss their high school transcript with the Scholarship Committee at TFCU or provide it through electronic means.
  • Student must complete the application form.
  • Winners will be required to complete a 30-60 minute financial literacy training with a TFCU employee, prior to receiving award.
  • Winners agree to open an account at TFCU by meeting identification and information requirements, if they do not already have an account.

EVALUATION CRITERIA
Applicants will be evaluated on the completeness and care taken in completing this application. A preference is given to students who have overcome hardships to meet their personal goals.

DEADLINE
Complete applications must be received or postmarked by Friday April 16, 2021 entries may be submitted at your local TFCU Branch or mailed to:

“Jump Start Your Life”
Tongass Federal Credit Union
Attention: Financial Literacy
2000 Tongass Avenue,
Ketchikan AK 99901

Download the Jump Start Application
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