Applications Now Available for ORNL FCU Scholarships
ORNL Federal Credit Union is now accepting applications for the B.A. Candler and John McKittrick scholarships to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for the 2019-2020 school year. The scholarships provide $1,000 toward the cost of tuition, books, and other school-related expenses.
Each year, ORNL FCU, through the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) general scholarship fund, awards scholarships to deserving students/members with excellence in education and social merit. A minimum of two (2) scholarships are awarded annually: one B.A. Candler Scholarship and one John McKittrick Scholarship. Only members of ORNL Federal Credit Union and members of their families who are pursuing a 4-year degree at UTK are eligible to compete for this scholarship.
Financial aid is a factor in selecting recipients. All applicants must complete and file the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) coded for the University of Tennessee by February 1, 2019. The FAFSA can be found at fafsa.gov. Applicants are selected by the UT General Scholarship Committee and will be notified directly by the University of Tennessee Financial Aid Office by late May or early June.
Members can find the application on the Credit Union’s website or an application can be picked up at any ORNL FCU branch location. Completed applications must be postmarked and mailed no later than March 1, 2019 to:
ORNL Federal Credit Union
ATTN: Marketing Department
2077 Town Center Blvd. Suite #204
Knoxville, TN 37922
About ORNL Federal Credit Union
ORNL Federal Credit Union (FCU) is a not-for-profit financial cooperative locally owned and operated by its members for the benefit of all who belong. Established on August 6, 1948 with 10 founding members, ORNL FCU’s assets have grown to over $2.1 billion with membership growing to over 163,000. Open to all businesses and anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in the 16 counties of East Tennessee, ORNL FCU currently serves members in branches throughout Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Hamblen, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Roane, Sevier and Union counties.