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Bay Federal Credit Union Opens Application Window for 2018 Education Scholarships

Capitola, CA – December 5, 2017 – Bay Federal Credit Union is now accepting applications for its 2018 Education Scholarship contest. Three winners will be chosen by a panel of judges to receive $1,500 to pay for post-secondary education expenses at any accredited college, university, trade/technical school, or career education program in the fall of 2018. The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 2, 2018.

Applications must be submitted with supplemental documents and an original essay on how winning the scholarship would help the student reach their educational goals. Eligible applicants must earn a high school diploma or GED certificate by September 1, 2018, and have a Bay Federal membership savings account in good standing when submitting their applications.

The application and additional information are available at and at all Bay Federal branches. High school seniors, current undergraduate and graduate students, and adult re-entry students are encouraged to apply.

Over the years, Bay Federal has awarded 36 scholarships totaling $33,500 to promote education among the community and its membership. Winners will be notified by March 6, 2018 and will be honored at Bay Federal’s annual meeting on March 27, 2018.

About Bay Federal Credit Union

Bay Federal is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution that serves more than 69,000 members and 1,200 local businesses throughout Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey counties. With more than $900 million in assets, Bay Federal Credit Union is the largest member-owned financial institution in Santa Cruz County, serving its members and the community since 1957. Since 2002, 100% of all employees have given their money and volunteered for numerous local schools, nonprofit organizations, and community events.

Contact: Amy Ivey, VP Marketing and Development
Bay Federal Credit Union

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