Shirley J. Eagles Scholarship Awards 2008

If you or your parent/legal guardian are a member in good standing of SeaComm Federal Credit Union, and if you plan to attend college, we welcome you to apply for a Shirley J. Eagles College Scholarship.

With your application form, you will need to submit a copy of your parents' or legal guardian's Federal Income Tax Return for 2007 (just the portion that contains the taxable income - Page 2 of Form 1040 or Page 1 of Form 1040EZ). Please submit your own IRS return only if you cannot be claimed as a dependent on another person's tax return for last year. (Please note: This scholarship is not awarded solely on demonstrated financial need but on overall qualifications.)

You must also submit a composition of approximately 250 words, on the topic:

"What impact will the financial decisions you make now have on the rest of your life?"

In the event that material provided with the applications cannot distinguish four scholarship applicants, we may call you to interview with the Selection Committee.


Deadline for application submission:

Monday, May 5, 2008 by 5 p.m.

Where to apply:

At any SeaComm office:
30 Stearns St., Massena
79 Main St., Massena
6 Sisson St., Potsdam
45 Finney Blvd., Malone
101 East Main St., Canton

You can also mail or email completed applications to:

SeaComm Federal Credit Union
Attention: Scholarship Committee
30 Stearns Street
Massena NY 13662

Scholarship Application - (PDF Format)
Scholarship Directions - (PDF Format)

In order to qualify for the scholarship, you must be able to show proof of the following:

  • You must be a college bound student with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 85 or above.
  • You must be seeking enrollment as a full time student at an accredited college/university within six months of the scholarship award presentation. You must, if selected to receive scholarship money, provide SeaComm with proof of enrollment at the college/university named on your application. Such proof would be a course schedule, receipt from the registrar's office, etc.
  • You must, while a student of your selected college, maintain status as a full-time student for a period of at least two semesters after receipt of your scholarship and must maintain passing grades as designated by your college. Failure to accomplish these may result in the forfeiture of your award.

Scholarship awards will be presented to the top four applicants in the form of Shirley J. Eagles Scholarship Awards of $500 each to be paid directly to the institution of the recipient's designation. SeaComm Scholarships are non-recurring awards.

All decisions concerning the scholarship awards will be the responsibility of the selection committee and all decisions of the committee are final.

Recipientsof SeaComm Scholarship Awards will be notified no later than June 1, 2008. All scholarship money will be provided to the respective colleges no later than July 15, 2008.

SeaComm wishes all of our scholarship applicants the very best of luck.

(All information provided to SeaComm in and with the scholarship application will remain confidential. No material can be returned.)


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