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 who are getting ready to begin their college career. 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.

Pictured left to right: Credit Union of New Jersey CEO/Foundation Chairman Andrew Jaeger and Scholarship Winner Shiv Bhatt. Photo Courtesy of: Credit Union of New Jersey Pictured left to right: Credit Union of New Jersey CEO/Foundation Chairman Andrew Jaeger; and Scholarship Winner Timothy Vogel. Photo Courtesy of: Credit Union of New Jersey

The two ($2,500) scholarship recipients are Timothy Vogel from Somerville High School and Shiv Bhatt from Robbinsville High School. Timothy and Shiv will be attending Rutgers University in the fall.

Credit Union of New Jersey 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 seventeenth 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 2018 recipients the best of luck as they start an exciting new chapter in their lives.”