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2018 Scholarship Opportunities

Don't let the media fool you, school is cool. It's even cooler when you get free money towards tuition, books, and living expenses. We know that school isn’t cheap, but we also know that higher education is the way we’re going to build a better future for our state. That’s why we have created a scholarship program to give New Mexico students the opportunity to open the door to more opportunities. Apply for one of our three available scholarships, each valued at $2,000.

Students may apply for more than one scholarship, but can only be awarded one scholarship per year. To be eligible, students must have plans to enroll in the fall of 2018 in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or  in a full-time trade/vocational school. Full-time undergraduate students already enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or trade/vocational school are also eligible. Students must agree to the use of their name and photograph for publication by U.S. Eagle relating to this program. Applicants must be members, or relative of a current member at U.S. Eagle. Employees, volunteers, and immediate family members of employees at U.S. Eagle are not eligible.

Deadline to apply is March 30, 2018.

General Scholarship Application Requirements:

  • Completed application (see links to individual scholarships below)
  • Video or essay expanding on selected scholarship category
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Parent/Guardian Release (if applicant is under the age of 18)
  • Applicant must be a member of U.S. Eagle Federal Credit Union or a relative of a member

 

2018 - 2019 Scholarships

 

Vigil Bullying Prevention Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000

You have just been sworn into office and take your seat as the Governor of New Mexico. On the agenda: Bullying. According to DoSomething.Org, over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year. What is your platform on the issue of bullying? Describe your approach, budget, plans for general education, and awareness.

Click here to apply.

 

(Un)Solved Mystery: Student Loan Debt Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000

As a new graduate, your post-graduation employer has asked you to help shape a new program to assist in student debt repayment. Describe how you would craft and implement the program for new and soon-to-be graduates to pay off their student loans.

Click here to apply.

 

U.S. Eagle Television Commercial Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000

Lights, cameras, action! Let your creativity flow! Produce a TV commercial advertising one of our selected products or services. How would you ensure your audience would be captivated by a commercial promoting U.S. Eagle?

Click here to apply.

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