George E. Myers Scholarship

 

HISTORY

The Defense Credit Union Council established the George E. Myers Scholarship Fund in 1996 in honor of Col. George E. Myers, USA (Ret.). Colonel Myers was an Executive Director of the Council and selected to the first DCUC Hall of Honor.

Since 1997, DCUC has awarded 49 scholarships totaling nearly $140,000.

 


PURPOSE

The Fund’s purpose is to provide scholarships for volunteers, management, and/or staff of DCUC member credit unions so they can further their professional credit union education, knowledge and leadership skills.

 


SUBMISSION PROCESS

Applications will be available for the 2020 George E. Myers Scholarship in October 2019.

The 2019 George E. Myers Scholarship winners will be announced at Defense Matters on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

 


"I am very grateful that the GEM Scholarship helped cover my expenses for the school I attended which enabled me to better serve my credit union and our members. I think the scholarship is a wonderful example of the credit union philosophy: people helping people."

– Rose F., past GEM Scholarship Recipient

 

 

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