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Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union awarding $16,000 in scholarships for 2022; entry now open


CHILDERSBURG, Ala. – Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union has announced the 2022 scholarships for high school graduates who plan to pursue higher education in the Fall at an accredited college or university, technical or trade school.

Coosa Pines will award 16 scholarships of $1,000 each.

“The credit union is committed to improving the communities we serve by funding scholarships to encourage the best and brightest students to pursue their education goals,” said CEO Don Carden. “These scholarships are awarded not only for excellence in the classroom, but for those students who exemplify the credit union values of personal and civic responsibility.”

Announcements and applications are mailed to senior guidance counselors at each of the 54 high schools in their membership area as well as all CPFCU members ages 17 to 18 years old. The applications are also available in branches and on the website at Membership in the credit union is required but free for students and can be obtained until the application deadline at any branch or on the website above by clicking on the “Join Now” link.

Application packets must be sealed and either dropped at the nearest CPFCU location or mailed to: Coosa Pines FCU, Scholarship Selection Committee, 33710 US Hwy 280, Childersburg, AL 35044.

The deadline for applying is April 1, 2022.

About Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union:

Coosa Pines FCU was chartered in 1950 and has a field of membership that includes Talladega, Shelby, St. Clair, Jefferson, Coosa, and Clay counties, Alabama. Coosa Pines has more than $330 million in assets and more than 24,000 members. ( The five branches are in Childersburg, Sylacauga, Chelsea, Pell City, and Vincent. The Credit Union can be reached at (256) 378-5559, toll free 1-800-237-9789, or online at Federally insured by NCUA, Coosa Pines FCU is an Equal Housing Lender.

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