Suffolk Federal Offers Student Scholarships to Make the Goal of Attending College Possible

 

Suffolk Federal is offering local high-school seniors a chance to win scholarships to ensure their hopes of attending college can come true.  Suffolk Federal will award scholarships of $1,500 each to ten young deserving members. One scholarship winner will also receive an additional $2,500 scholarship provided by the LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation which Suffolk Federal will match for a total of $5,000.

        

To be eligible, students must be high-school seniors attending two- or four-year accredited educational institutions for the first time in the fall of 2018. They must be a family member of an immediate member and if chosen as a recipient, must become a member of Suffolk Federal by the award ceremony in 2018.

 

“A fundamental commitment for Suffolk Federal is to support our younger generation as they fulfill their dream of attending college by easing the financial burden,” explains Ralph D. Spencer, Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer of Suffolk Federal. “Each year, we provide financial support to ten dedicated high school seniors.  The goal is to mobilize and support these students as they begin their college experience and future career goals.  Our hope is to provide the tools which will enable them to become responsible adults who will make a positive impact in the world,” he continued. 

 

Applicants will be judged based upon their academic achievements, extracurricular and community activities as well as the quality of written essays. Last year, Suffolk Federal awarded $20,000 in scholarships.

 

“The Navy SEAL LT Michael Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation is honored to partner with Suffolk Federal in awarding a scholarship to a deserving high school graduate who is a member of this wonderful banking institution,” said Daniel J. Murphy, Suffolk Federal Supervisory Committee Member and father of the late Navy SEAL LT Michael P. Murphy.

 

Applications can be downloaded at www.suffolkfcu.org/student-center and sent directly to Estelle Desilier, Suffolk Federal at 631.924.8000 x8369 or edesilier@suffolkfcu.org. Application deadline is January 5, 2018.

 

Suffolk Federal offers all members incredible benefits like free checking, free online banking, low interest rates on home and auto loans and much more, visit www.suffolkfcu.org, call 631.924.8000 or visit any Suffolk Federal branch today.

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About Suffolk Federal

Suffolk Federal is a not-for-profit cooperative financial institution chartered in 1967 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), and is owned and operated by its members. The volunteer-directed credit union has assets in excess of $1 billion and more than 55,000 members. Suffolk Federal offers all members incredible benefits like free checking, free online banking, low interest rates on home and auto loans and much more. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, attends school or regularly conducts business in Suffolk County, NY as well as immediate family members of current membership. To learn more, visit www.suffolkfcu.org, call 631.924.8000 or visit any Suffolk Federal branch today.