PETE CREAR SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To award the qualifying individuals financial assistance to aid in the pursuit of higher education.
Participation: Individuals qualifying for these scholarships are professionals or volunteers and must be members of the African-American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) with up-to-date paid memberships and are in good standing. Members of credit unions that join the AACUC at the 'credit union' dues level are also eligible to apply for scholarships. Member credit unions may advertise and post the Pete Crear Scholarship on their websites.
Eligibility: Interns participating in the AACUC's Reaching Toward to the Future Intern Program are eligible as well as any junior or senior enrolled in an accredited college or university may also apply.
Awarding of the Scholarships Annually, Joya Crear, PhD. (Daughter of Pete Crear) along with two AACUC members appointed by the AACUC chairperson will determine the awarding of the scholarships.
Family members of the judges are not eligible for the period of time they serve on the panel of judges.
Number of Awards and Dollar Amounts: In the inaugural year, we will extend three (3), two thousand dollar ($2,000) scholarships. The dollar amount and number of scholarships will be reviewed on an annual basis and will be determined by action of the AACUC's Board of Directors.
Fund Contributions: Pete Crear Fund Brochure. Make checks payable to: The Pete Crear Scholarship Fund, and mail to African American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC), P.O. Box 1612, Shreveport, LA 71165.
Awardees will be announced at The African-American Credit Union Coalition Annual Meeting & Conference.
2012 scholarship application detailsTBA. Check back soon.