Scholarships Now Available!

February 16, 2018
Scholarships Now Available!
(El Paso, TX) FirstLight Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce a scholarship program for graduating high school seniors from the Class of 2018. These scholarships are part of the FirstLight Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3), which was founded in 2015. The Board of Directors and Management team at FirstLight Community Foundation understand the impact of education and its effects on the financial literacy of the community. As such, the importance of college scholarships cannot be understated. FirstLight Community Foundation believes that social responsibility is best demonstrated through local philanthropic efforts and the results of these scholarships awards will reap great benefits in the years to come. 

To receive a scholarship of $1000, qualified applicants must be a high school graduate of the Class of 2018, residing in El Paso or Dona Ana Counties. They must be an incoming student at a two, or four-year institution of higher learning, or a certified trade school. For qualified applicants to receive the full $1000 scholarship award, they must be enrolled full-time, or have a minimum of 12 hours. The scholarship committee reserves the right to provide partial scholarships of $500 to deserving applicants attending part-time or with at least 6-11 credit hours.

All applications must be received no later than Friday, March 30, 2018, to be eligible for consideration.

FirstLight Community Foundation extends an invitation for you to join us as we strive for excellence in financial education and helping to forge the way for students in our underserved communities. For our dreams to become a reality, the FirstLight Community Foundation would like to appeal to your generosity in the form of a tax-deductible donation. As we grow, our community grows and benefits as well. We recognize our supporter’s generosity as opportunities arise and make it known that our success could not continue without your generosity.

FirstLight Federal Credit Union is a member owned financial cooperative that provides El Paso, TX and Las Cruces, NM with consumer and business banking products and services. With over 60 years of experience, FirstLight focuses on helping families and business navigate their complicated financial lives with quality products and professional advice.

For additional information, contact Adrian Duran at (915) 564-3292 or email at

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