LINTHICUM, MD (6/14/18) -
The SECU MD Foundation, launched earlier this year by SECU, Maryland's largest credit union, has awarded $100,000 in scholarships as part of its ongoing commitment to providing young adults with resources and support to continue their pursuit of higher education.
"The SECU MD Foundation is dedicated to helping our members and our communities through activities like our Scholarship Programs," says Rod Staatz, President and CEO of SECU. "We are honored to be part of helping these students reach their full potential through education."
Forty-five scholarship recipients from throughout the State of Maryland received their scholarship awards at a ceremony held yesterday at SECU Arena on the campus of Towson University.
Recipients were awarded scholarships through three scholarship programs run by The SECU MD Foundation:
The State Employee Scholarship for Maryland State employees and their immediate family members who are planning to attend college, graduate school, or trade school. Twenty winners were chosen based on their essays which discussed Student Financial Literacy.
The SECU-USM Scholarship Program for all graduating high school seniors, current USM students, and students transferring to any of USM's 12 institutions. Twenty winners were chosen based on their essays or videos which focused on issues with Student Loan Debt.
The Donald Tynes Sr. Scholarship. Named after longtime SECU Board member and former Chairman of the Board Donald Tynes Sr., this scholarship is for Morgan State University sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled in the Graves School of Business and Management. Five winners were selected based on their essays or videos which discussed Commitment and Values.
for the full list of winners, their home towns, and the schools they will attend in the fall.
About SECU MD Foundation
Founded by SECU, Maryland's largest credit union, in January 2018, the SECU MD Foundation's mission is to help people achieve their dreams through education by offering financial wellness programs and various Scholarship Programs. The SECU MD Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, and was launched by SECU to help grow their charitable programs and build resources for new initiatives. To learn more, visit www.secumdfoundation.org.