Scholarships & Internships
The Casimir Kraus Memorial Scholarship Fund
Casimir Kraus was a long-time and founding member of Widget Financial. Mr. Kraus was instrumental in advancing the Credit Union during his amazing 57 year tenure as a Board Member. The Credit Union will be forever grateful for his selfless contribution, care and concern for the members he served. In tribute to his dedication, compassion and commitment to the credit union movement, Widget Financial provides scholarships for students who have demonstrated a need for financial support.
The Casimir Kraus Scholarship application is now available and should be postmarked by April 1, 2016 or earlier.
For questions regarding the Casimir Kraus Memorial Scholarship with Internship, please contact Vice President of Human Resources, Chris Monaghan via email or call 814.456.6231.
Erie Chapter of Credit Unions – James J. DeDad Scholarship
We are no longer accepting applications for the 2016 James J. DeDad Scholarship. Please check back in 2017 to apply.
Congratulations to the 2016 winners:
|Place||Dollar Amount Awarded||Name||Credit Union|
|First||$3,000||David M Vecchi||Widget Financial|
|Second||$1,375||Rachel Willis||Erie Community Credit Union|
|Second||$1,375||Ellen A Cadden||Americo Federal Credit Union|
|Fourth||$1,000||Austin Kanonczyk||Erie Federal Credit Union|
|Fifth||$625||Morgan Dean Sesler||Americo Federal Credit Union|
|Fifth||$625||Eric Fuss||Erie Federal Credit Union|
Erie Community Foundation Scholarships
There are now over 45 different scholarship funds within The Erie Community Foundation. Click here to learn more about the different scholarships offered in our area and how to apply.
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