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CAP COM To Award Over $75K In Scholarships & Awards



CAP COM Federal Credit Union has opened its 2017 Scholarship and Award application and nomination period. Each year CAP COM’s charitable giving arm, the CAP COM Cares Foundation donates over $75,000 in scholarships and awards. New this year, CAP COM will recognize 3 teachers in addition to over 30 student honorees.

“We have carried the firm belief that education is the foundation of a better future, it’s our duty and privilege to honor young adults and educators who are making a positive impact and looking to achieve big dreams in the future,” said Paula A. Stopera, President/CEO, CAP COM.

Students pursuing degrees in higher education may apply for one of our scholarships by answering an essay question provided. Students and educators can also be nominated to receive a Making a Difference Award. Application and nomination forms are available at www.capcomfcu.org/community/scholarships .

The acceptance period will close on May 1. Winners will be recognized and awarded at CAP COM’s Annual Scholarship & Award breakfast in June.

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