Scholarship Program

Financial Education Scholarship Opportunity Now Open 

The Center for Smart Financial Choices is offering four different scholarships this year for current high school seniors and adult students pursuing a technical, vocational, associate’s or first bachelor’s degree for the 2017-2018 academic year. Please review the requirements and deadlines on this page and then complete the attached application.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

  • Youth Scholarship (high school seniors)
    • Two $1,000 awards
  • Adult Scholarship
    • One $2,000 award
  • Hispanic/Latino Scholarship (Youth or Adult)
    • One $2,000 award

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in an accredited college or university
  • Have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Attend two financial education classes offered by CFSFC and complete 500-word essay in response to classes

DEADLINE REQUIREMENTS

  • NO LATER THAN March 1st, 2017
  • NO LATER THAN March 31st, 2017
    • Complete two financial education classes offered by CFSFC and submit essay in response to financial education classes (essay topics will be given during the classes)
    • Submit official transcript of grades for 2016-2017 school year
    • Submit college acceptance letter
    • Submit summary of achievements

ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS

  • Scholarship winners will be announced on the evening of April 18th during our annual “Wish I Learned that in School” fundraising event. We invite all applicants and their friends and families to join us at this celebration!

Please direct any further questions to Leslie Moser at ypeducator@cfsfc.org or 336.865.0668.

Help us continue the scholarship program by donating to our scholarship fund!