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CU in Vermont doubles scholarships due to rising costs
BURLINGTON, Vt. (2/6/12)--In response to rising education costs, Vermont FCU (VFCU), with $335 million in assets, Burlington, has doubled the size of its educational scholarships and opened up the program to more students.

VFCU has increased its educational scholarships from to $2,000 from $1,000. Students of any age who have been accepted to, or are enrolled in, an accredited undergraduate program at a college, trade school, or university for the Fall 2012 or Spring 2013 semesters are eligible to apply. Applicants must be VFCU members (Newsline Express Feb. 3).

Four scholarships will be offered. Recipients will be selected based on academic achievements, enthusiasm for their planned field of study and service to the community.

VFCU's Scholarship Committee has provided scholarships for more than eight years.


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