Calling all high school seniors! Are you set to graduate from high school in the spring and plan on continuing your education? If you’re a member of Sikorsky Credit Union, you are eligible for the Thomas J. Williams Scholarship Program.

For over 20 years, Sikorsky Credit Union, has awarded $1,000 to five high school seniors that plan on continuing their education. The scholarship was named for Thomas J. Williams, who was president of Sikorsky Credit Union for over 30 years.

To apply for the scholarship, you must be a member of the credit union on or before February 28, 2019. You must complete the scholarship application and write an essay answering this question:

What is the most important money management lesson that you’ve learned from Sikorsky Credit Union that will help you manage your finances in college?

The essay must be between 150 – 300 words, typed and double-spaced, with your name, address, and email at the top of the page. Save your essay as a word document. Spelling, grammar, and word count will be considered.

Please submit your application and essay as an email attachment to community@sikorskycu.org on or before the due date of March 31, 2019. Your essay will then be reviewed by a committee of Sikorsky Credit Union employees.

Do you or a high school senior you know want to apply for the scholarship, but are not currently a member of Sikorsky Credit Union?

If you live, work, worship, or volunteer in Fairfield, Hartford, or New Haven County in Connecticut, you are eligible to become a member. 

The Early Advantage Savings Account is available exclusively for members under 25 years of age. It allows younger members to get a head start on saving with the 3.00% APY1 on balances under $5,000. It only takes a small $5.00 deposit to get started. The Early Advantage Savings Account is a great way to start saving and managing your money as a young adult.

Get more information on the Early Advantage Savings Account by clicking here.

Click here to download the scholarship application