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Credit union to offer $6,000 in scholarships

FORT KENT, Maine — Acadia Federal Credit Union will award $6,000 in scholarships to area high school seniors.

Three $2,000 scholarships will be offered to graduating Maine seniors who plan to attend college. Acadia officials said the credit union believes in the value of education and proudly invests in Maine’s future by offering financial support to students who need it. The three $2,000 awards will allow local high school graduates to offset the cost of college education.

“We are committed to investing in our future by helping area students with the cost of continued education,” said Acadia FCU marketing manager, Alison Voisine. “These scholarships help students gain the knowledge and skills needed to fill local jobs and become contributing members of their communities.”

Maine Class of 2019 high school seniors may refer to Acadia FCU’s eligibility criteria.

The Acadia Federal Credit Union college scholarship is available to current Maine high school seniors who meet all of the following criteria: (1) Attend an Aroostook, Piscataquis, or Penobscot County high school; (2) Plan to enroll in a two-year or four-year college or university; and (3) Are an active Acadia FCU member or whose parent(s)/guardian(s) is/are active member(s).

Those who meet the scholarship criteria may complete the application online at www.acadiafcu.org.  The deadline to apply is June 14, 2019.

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