Month: January, 2020
Friday, January 24, 2020
The Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas will award twenty $500 scholarships to credit union members in the Dakotas pursuing higher education!
Applicants must have been credit union members for at least one year and either be currently attending an accredited college, university, or technical/vocational school, or planning to enroll in the fall. Applications must be postmarked by March 31. Scholarship winners will be announced in May 2020.
Please download your scholarship form and follow the eligibility and application requirements. If you have any questions, please contact Lori Welder, Executive Director of the Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas, at 701.250.3968 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The South Dakota Retailers Association is also offering scholarships again this year. Last year the amounts awarded ranged from $2,250 to $3,000 per scholarship!
The SDRA scholarship defines a "retail/retail-related field of study" quite broadly for the purposes of eligibility. Accounting, Auto Mechanics, Computer Science, Culinary Arts, Heating/Ventilation, and Sales/Marketing Management are all listed as examples of eligible programs.
For more information, visit https://www.sdra.org/scholarships.html
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Mobile wallet payments offer a secure and convenient alternative to plastic cards. As of today, you can now store your VFCU debit card in your Google Pay, Samsung Pay, or Apple Pay mobile wallet and use it anywhere these payments are accepted!