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Club F.I.T. Scholarship

Earn up to $2,000 for college

Apply by May 29, 2020
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About the Club F.I.T. Scholarship

Each year, Kirtland FCU is proud to award three scholarships to deserving graduates heading to college in the fall.
This year, applicants will have a chance to win one of three scholarships: $1,000, $1,500, or $2,000.

To be eligible, applicants must be accepted to a two- or four-year college and enroll in the Fall 2020 semester.
Applicants should be members of Kirtland FCU or sponsored by a current member.

 

How Do I Apply?

  1. Complete the application form - Download the application form and fill it out completely.
  2. Write an original 500-700 word essay.
    Essay Topic: “Choose a book that (or author who) has affected you deeply and explain why.”
  3. Submission Format: Word or PDF.
    Submit Your Application - Send your completed application form, completed essay, and a copy of your college admission letter or other proof of admission to a qualified college for Fall 2020 to scholarship@kirtlandfcu.org.

Past Winners

Meet the past winners of the Kirtland Federal Credit Union Club F.I.T. Scholarships!

 
  • First Place ($2,000): Brianna Sanchez
    • College: University of New Mexico
  • Second Place ($1,500): Karina Adam
    • College: University of New Mexico
  • Third Place ($1,000): Caleb Brock
    • College: New Mexico Tech

2019 Winners

First Place ($2,000): Celeste Martinez
High School: Albuquerque Academy
College: Fordham University

Second Place ($1,500): Elizabeth Rudolph
High School: Albuquerque High School
College: Grand Canyon University

Third Place ($1,000): Hannah Linder
High School: East Mountain High School
College: New Mexico State University

Our 2019 entrants each wrote an essay in response to the question, "Choose a book/books that have affected you deeply and explain why.”

2018 Winners

First Place ($2,000): Brianna Sanchez
College: University of New Mexico

Second Place ($1,500): Karina Adam
College: University of New Mexico

Third Place ($1,000): Caleb Brock
College: New Mexico Tech

This year's winners each wrote an essay in response to the question, “How has your family background affected the way you see the world? How will you use this viewpoint to help you achieve your educational and career goals?”

APPLY TODAY!

Deadline for applications is May 29, 2020. Finalists will be contacted by telephone.

E-Mail

Send your complete application and documents to scholarship@kirtlandfcu.org

Mail

Mail your entry to:
Kirtland FCU
Attn: Scholarship
PO Box 80570
Albuquerque, NM 87198

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Drop your completed application, essay, and copy of your admission letter at any branch.
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