Greater Nevada Credit Union offering $60,000 in scholarships
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Since 2000, Greater Nevada Credit Union has awarded nearly $400,000 in scholarships to Northern Nevada-area youth.
This year, GNCU is offering 25 $2,000 scholarships to students age 24 and younger and five $2,000 scholarships to students 25 years of age and older for the 2019-20 school year. The application deadline is March 29.
The scholarship program, sponsored and administered annually by the credit union, is available to GNCU members and their families.
Scholarships are awarded based on each applicant’s financial need, academic performance, community involvement and educational and career goals. The scholarships can be used for tuition, course registration, special classes or laboratory fees, room and board, textbooks and class materials.
Visit http://www.gncu.org/scholarships for more information, including selection criteria and to access the application. For more information about Greater Nevada Credit Union, visit gncu.org or call 775-882-2060.
Heather Ashbridge, who started with Nevada State Development Corporation in 2008, previously served in several roles with the organization, including assistant vice president and loan officer. She is based in NSDC’s Reno office.