$20,000 in Scholarships

From day one of the Covid-19 pandemic, Direct Federal Credit Union has been committed to working with our members and the community to provide as much assistance as possible. To help students and families who unexpectedly need financial assistance due to the pandemic, Direct Federal is launching the 2021 Pandemic Relief Scholarship program.


The Pandemic Relief Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to 20 graduating seniors who have encountered a need for financial relief due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Applicants must attend High School in either Norfolk or Middlesex County.

OVERVIEW

ELIGIBILITY

A graduating senior from a high school in Norfolk or Middlesex County, Massachusetts

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Pursuing higher education

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Direct Federal employees, members of the Board of Directors, and their immediate family members are not eligible for consideration. No applicant will be discriminated against based on gender, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, or age in consideration for this award.

APPLICATION

Completed applications with essay included must be submitted and received by 5:00 PM on June 1, 2021

The scholarship winner will be notified by email on or before June 30, 2021

SUBMISSION

Please review your application and confirm all sections are completed

Part A: Applicant Information

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Part B: Eligibility

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Part C: Essay
Write a personal statement addressing the reason you need financial assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic. Statement should be a MAXIMUM of 500 words.

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Email
pandemicscholarship@direct.com

Mail
Direct Federal Credit Union
Attention: Kristen Johnson
50 Cabot Street
Needham, MA 02494

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Established 1953

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