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Peter J. Kavalauskas Memorial Scholarship

One $5,000 scholarship awarded to an applicant who is dedicated to making a positive difference in the world.

Eligibility

The student applying must be a member in good standing of Northeast Credit Union for one year or longer (on or before February 1, 2017). The applicant must also be planning to attend or currently attending a 2 year accredited community college in the fall.

This scholarship is available to:

  • High school seniors
  • Students currently enrolled in a 2-year program
  • Future students not currently attending school but have been accepted to a 2-year program.

Application Process

Please note that our applications are now online using Survey Monkey. You will need the following items to complete your application. We strongly recommend completing the online form after gathering the needed documents and information:

  • A current school transcript 
  • Letters of recommendation from the following (pick two):
    • High school faculty
    • Coach
    • Employer
    • Community organization member
  • A 300–500 word essay on the following:
    “How do you plan to make a difference in the world?”
  • Have available a list of honors or awards, academic activities, volunteer work, employment, and leadership positions – these will be needed to complete the application.

Complete the application form and submit no later than March 16th, 2018.

If any portion of the application is incomplete or missing, the application will not be considered. Presentations of scholarships will be made at the chosen students' high school awards nights during May and June.