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HFS FCU Scholarship Applications Available

February 12, 2016, 3:01 PM HST
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High school seniors are invited to apply for one of HFS Federal Credit Union's eight scholarships. File photo.

High school seniors are invited to apply for one of HFS Federal Credit Union’s eight scholarships. File photo.

Applications for the HFS Federal Credit Union 2016 Scholarship program are currently being accepted.

A total of eight scholarships totaling $15,500 will be distributed to qualified high school seniors on the Big Island.

Three $1,000 scholarships are available for two-year degrees, and five $2,500 scholarships will be available to students planning on attending a four-year institution.

Academic performance, achievements, community service, and financial need will be the basis of scholarship recipients.

Students who have a grade-point-average of 3.0 or higher who will pursue a degree at an accredited four-year college or university on a full-time basis during the 2016-2017 academic year should apply for one of the $2,500 scholarships.

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Those who have a cumulative grade-point-average of 2.0 or higher who plan on attending a two-year vocational-technical school or college in the 2016-2017 academic year should apply for one of the $1,000 scholarships.

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Visit the HFS FCU website for more information regarding eligibility requirements and to download an application.

Applications are due either by dropping it off at a HFS FCU location or with a post-mark date of March 31.

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