Dollars For Scholars

Scholarship Application

The 2020 Dollars for Scholars Scholarship essay topic is: "What financial tools should a young person use to manage their money? How would you use these tools to ensure positive financial habits?"

  • The 2020 Dollars for Scholars Scholarship essay topic is: "What financial tools should a young person use to manage their money? How would you use these tools to ensure positive financial habits?"
  • Essays must be between 500-1000 words
  • Winners will be selected by an independent committee.
  • The scholarship committee’s principal determining factor in selecting award recipients is the applicant’s passion for the topic.
  • The committee will use the following criteria in judging responses to the topic: comprehension of subject, organization, language use, originality, clarity, spelling and grammar. Scholarship recipients will be selected without regard to their race, religion or gender.
  • Entry deadline for 2020 is March 31, 2020. Scholarship entry is available online only.
  • High school seniors bound for college or vocational schools who are members or are related to a member of Adventure Credit Union with membership affiliation of at least one year prior to application.
  • Entry is by essay that explains the full meaning of the chosen topic
  • Essays must be between 500-1000 words
  • Scholarship entry is available online only.
  • Four winners will be chosen and scholarships of (2) $1,000 and (2) $500 will be awarded.
  • The amount of the scholarship award will be paid to the recipient to provide financial assistance to the recipient in their pursuit of an undergraduate degree at an accredited trade school, college, or university.
  • Winners will be selected by an independent committee.