January 9, 2024

Scholarship Opportunity Now Open for High School Seniors

1.1 min read| Published On: January 9th, 2024|

By Cindy Peterson

Scholarship Opportunity Now Open for High School Seniors

1.1 min read| Published On: January 9th, 2024|

The Joseph A. Melbourne Jr. Annual Scholarship Program is officially accepting applications, offering an incredible opportunity for students to further their education. Named after Addition Financial Credit Union’s former President and CEO, this scholarship program aims to support the aspirations of young scholars in the community.

The program is awarding a total of six scholarships to deserving high school seniors, each valued at $10,000. In addition to these generous awards, the program also extends its support to students pursuing master’s degrees, with two master’s level scholarships worth $2,500 each.

To be eligible for this remarkable opportunity, high school applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be accepted to a 4-year university, college, or trade school.
  • Possess a current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Be a primary or joint member of Addition Financial Credit Union at the time of application.
  • Answer two short essay questions, each requiring responses of 100 words or less.
  • Include a letter of recommendation from a trusted source.

The application window is currently open and will remain so until February 29. Students are encouraged to seize this chance to pursue their higher education dreams. The scholarship recipients will be thoughtfully selected and notified by April 30, giving them ample time to plan their academic journey.

For those eager to learn more about the Joseph A. Melbourne Jr. Annual Scholarship Program and to submit their applications, the official link is provided here: Joseph A. Melbourne Jr. Annual Scholarship Program.

Addition Financial Credit Union looks forward to discovering and supporting the next generation of leaders and achievers. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to invest in your future and apply today!

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About the Author: Cindy Peterson

Originally from the small town of Berryville, Arkansas, Cindy has become a multimedia specialist in journalism, photography, videography and video editing.

She has a B.S. in Communications from the University of Central Arkansas and is a correspondent for The Daily Commercial, LakeFront TV and Beacon College’s PBS talk show, “A World of Difference,” where she received an Anthem Award and Telly Award.

When she isn’t working, Cindy spends time with her husband, Ryan, and son, David, traveling and taking photos of landscapes and wildlife.

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