Scholarship Opportunities
Lake Michigan Credit Union is excited to announce that they are a proud sponsor of the 2021 EVERFI Financial Literacy Bee, a nationwide financial literacy scholarship competition. The Financial Literacy Bee provides an opportunity for middle and high school students to have some fun and learn critical financial concepts during Financial Literacy month!
EVERFI’s short, interactive lessons teach students how to save, set financial goals, budget, and invest. Then, students can submit a short essay about their financial goals for a chance to win a scholarship.
Scholarship Opportunities
1st prize - $10,000 scholarship
2nd prize - $6,000 scholarship
3rd prize - $4,000 scholarship
Contest Timeline
April 1, 2021 – Financial Literacy Bee website is accessible
April 15, 2021 – Essays must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. for scholarship consideration

Who is eligible?
This scholarship contest is open to any U.S. (or Canadian) student between 13-18 years of age on April 1, 2021, who completes all five challenges in the National Financial Bee course, and then submits their essay by April 15, 2021.
How it works:
1.      Visit the Financial Literacy Bee website
2.      Complete the lessons (~10 minutes each)
3.      Submit a short essay sharing a savings goal of yours and how you plan to achieve it! Submission deadline is April 15th.
For full contest details and information, visit
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