Scholarship

    The level of one’s education drives everything from the basic navigation of our world to employment opportunities and income level. The Affinity Plus Foundation Scholarship Program supports the pursuit of a better quality of life through continuing education. In honor of our 15 year anniversary, we are proud to award fifteen $5,000 scholarships for 2016-2017 to incoming freshmen, upperclassmen, nontraditional and graduate student members of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union. The application evaluation is based on leadership, volunteer and community involvement, extracurricular activities and scholastic achievement.

    Eligibility

    To be considered for one of the scholarships, you must:

    • Be a primary member of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union. (Please click here for Membership information and application.)
    • Follow all application instructions and checklist provided.
    • Submit all requested materials via the online application, or drop off a printed application and supporting documents to an Affinity Plus branch location, or have them postmarked by January 29, 2016 to: Affinity Plus Foundation Scholarship Program, Attn: Sandy Olson, 175 West Lafayette Frontage Road, St. Paul, MN 55107. Please be aware of branch hours.

    Winners will be selected and notified by April 1, 2016.

    Between 2001 and 2012, prices for undergraduate tuition, room, and board at public institutions rose 40%, and prices at private nonprofit institutions rose 28% percent, after adjustment for inflation.” – National Center for Education Statistics