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Virgil C. Scott, beca honorario para el servicio voluntario de la comunidad

This scholarship is in honor of Virgil C. Scott, “Scotty,” a former veteran, educator, and an influential member of the local community and credit union. As a high school teacher and coach for 37 years, Scotty motivated his students not only to succeed academically, but also to apply what they learned inside the classroom to opportunities within the community. He personally volunteered his time as a member of the Board of Directors at Hidden River Credit Union when it was known as Schuylkill County School Employees Credit Union. Scotty recognized the importance of local support and making a difference for others. He was a credit union advocate for well over 30 years, last serving as the credit union’s Treasurer.

For those that knew him, “Scotty” lived and demonstrated the values of volunteer service to others as well as the community in which he lived. Scotty’s affection for people and service to his country, community, church, and credit union, as well as countless students and athletes over his long career were noteworthy.

The credit union philosophy of “people helping people” could really be seen in Scotty. This is proven by his long career of volunteerism and service. Because of his legacy of service to others, the credit union’s Board of Directors, authorized a scholarship in his memory.

Elegibilidad

      • Abierto a todos los estudiantes de secundaria que se gradúan en el año de solicitud que son miembros de cooperativas de crédito o son hijos de miembros de cooperativas de ahorro y crédito y que asistirán a una escuela de postsecundaria acreditada, Colegio, Universidad o vocacional en el otoño.
      • Promedio de grado acumulativo mínimo (GPA) de 3,0 en un currículo preparatorio de la Universidad, de negocios o vocacional.
      • DeMostrada constancia de un servicio voluntario activo dentro de la comunidad en la que vive y su fuerte deseo de seguir sirviendo dentro de una capacidad de voluntariado.
      • Los niños de los empleados de coOperativas de ahorro y crédito ocultos del río, el personal, el Comité de voluntarios o los miembros del Consejo de administración no son elegibles para el Premio de beca.
      • La base principal para premiar la beca es demostrar entusiasmo por el servicio comunitario voluntario en el que se reconoce la filosofía de la cooperativa de ahorro y crédito de "personas que ayudan a la gente".

Requisitos

      • Complete, sign, and submit scholarship application (available below) by the April 15th deadline of each year.
      • Attach a copy of the applicant’s high school transcripts through the last semester (quarter) prior to the April 15th deadline.
      • Submit a typed essay of 500 words or less describing how the applicant has been affected, developed, or impacted by their previous volunteer service, or how the applicant has impacted the person or organization in which they served prior to the April 15th deadline.
      • Include two letters of recommendation, not to exceed two pages, for each applicant from a personal mentor, leader, teacher, coach, or community or organization leader who is NOT a family member. Each letter should describe in detail the efforts and contributions toward service of the applicant. These letters must be received prior to the April 15th deadline.
      • Completed applications must be postmarked prior to the April 15th deadline and all materials submitted with the application will not be returned. All scholarship recipients will be notified by mail within 30 days of the application deadline and will be publicly announced upon acceptance.
      • Please submit all paperwork to:

Cooperativa de crédito de río oculto
ATTN: Virgil C. Scott Scholarship
60 Westwood Road
Pottsville, PA 17901

Proceso de solicitud

HRCU will award a $1,500 Virgil C. Scott Volunteer Community Service Scholarship Award to two (2) member applicants planning to attend an accredited post-secondary school, college, university, or vocational school beginning study in the Fall of the award year. Awards will be payable to recipient. Previous award recipients will be ineligible to apply in the future.