Applications for the 2018 Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation College Scholarship Program are now available. The program will award up to 10 non-renewable $2,000 college scholarships to full-time, first-year students planning to attend an accredited community college, trade school, technical college or university. At least two scholarships will be awarded to qualified students planning to attend a community, trade or technical college.
The online application, instructions and additional details regarding the scholarship program can be found at dupaco.com/scholarships. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. CT Monday, Feb. 26.
Applications are awarded based on academic achievements, extracurricular involvement, financial need and either a video or essay submission.
Dupaco Community Credit Union recognizes that education is the path to a sustainable financial future. By providing needed financial aid to college-bound students, the scholarship program helps them realize their potential, according to Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation board member Bob Hoefer.
“Dupaco sees higher education as an investment in the future,” Hoefer said. “By making available this scholarship money, we hope to help make the dream of attending college a reality for these students.”
Scholarship winners will be notified by April 13.