Credit Union of New Jersey Foundation Awards $5,000 in Scholarship Funds

EWING, N.J. – Credit Union of New Jersey Foundation’s College Scholarship Program is offered annually to members as well as residents in Burlington and Mercer Counties who are getting ready to begin their college career. The Foundation recently awarded two, $2,500 scholarships. The recipients are Suzanne Saleh from Hamilton High School West and Kylie Amison from Steinert High School.

Suzanne will be attending Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University and Kylie will be attending George Mason University in the fall.

Students interested in applying were required to complete an online application. From tech-driven funding for large purchases to an innovative way to save for college, the applicants were challenged to develop a financial product or solution to help high school students.

Credit Union of New Jersey President/CEO and Foundation Chairman Andrew Jaeger said, “Providing college-bound members and their parents with a chance to ease the burden of paying for college allows us to live our mission, which is to help members improve their financial lives. The scholarship program is in its sixteenth year and we’re extremely proud of the all the bright, talented young members we’ve been able to support over the years. We wish our 2017 recipients the best of luck as they start an exciting new chapter in their lives.”