Westport Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the start of their tenth annual scholarship program. Two separate types of scholarships will be awarded to local students. The Westport Federal Credit Union scholarship will be given to current college/postsecondary institution students. The Alfred Lewis Memorial Scholarship is awarded to current high school seniors who are looking to further their education beyond high school. The latter is named after a long time director for Westport Federal Credit Union.
Scholarship applications are available at the Main Office, located at 655 State Road, Westport, the Central Village Branch, 790 Main Road, Westport and the Fall River Branch, 73 Reeves Street, Fall River. Applications may also be obtained on the Westport Federal Credit Union website, http://westport.org/scholarships, or through the guidance department at the local high schools. Student or family member must be a member of the Westport Federal Credit Union. This may include parents and grandparents. Membership qualifications must be met by December 31, 2011. Application deadline is April 14, 2013.
The deadline to submit applications for the 2013 scholarships was April 14. Applications are currently being reviewed. This story will be updated once the winners are chosen.