2017 Scholarship Program

Any Member who is in good standing and currently enrolled as a high school senior or at an accredited college in his/her freshman through junior year is qualified to apply

 

Eligibility
A. The entrant must be a Member of LBS Financial Credit Union and in good standing, prior to submitting a scholarship entry form.
B. Student must be enrolled as a high school senior or at an accredited college in his/her
freshman-junior year at the time of application.
C. Scholarship funds must be used at an accredited educational institution by January 31, 2018 for tuition and text books only.
D. Employees of LBS Financial, volunteers and their immediate families are not eligible to participate.

 

Entry Requirements
A. Entrants must submit an official high school or college transcript.
B. Entrants must submit a letter of recommendation from a school official.
C. Entrants must submit a typed response to the two essay questions.
D. Entrants must complete and sign an official entry form.

 

Application Process
Eligible Members may request an official scholarship entry form by: clicking here to download a scholarship application or in person at any branch location.

 

Application deadline is Friday, April 7, 2017, end of business day (or postmarked by April 7, 2017).

 

Judging
A. Judging will be accomplished by a panel of impartial judges selected by the LBS Financial Credit Union Marketing Department.
B. Judging will be based upon both subjective criteria including essay and weighted objective criteria as well as academic performance, extracurricular and community activities, references and personal goals.
C. All entries must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 7, 2017. Entries must be sent to: LBS Financial Credit Union, Attn: Marketing Department, P.O. Box 4860, Long Beach, CA 90804.
D. Judging will conclude on Friday, May 5, 2017 and the scholarship winner will be notified by Friday, May 19, 2017.
E. All decisions of the Scholarship Review Committee are final.
F. All scholarship entries become the exclusive property of LBS Financial Credit Union.
 

Award Procedures
A. Winner must begin studies by January 31, 2018.
B. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the recipient within one month of receiving proof of enrollment for the following academic school year at an accredited college.
C. Funds may only be used for tuition and text books.