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Founders Scholarship applications being accepted
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FREEPORT - Applications for Cornerstone Credit Union's 2018 Founders Scholarship Program are now being accepted. Cornerstone will be awarding three $4,000 Founders Scholarships, for a total of $12,000, to deserving high school seniors. The deadline for submission is Feb. 28.

The scholarship is dispersed over a four-year period to encourage and promote degree completion. Since the program's inception in 1998, Cornerstone CU has awarded more than $160,000 in scholarships to area youth to attend an accredited college, university, community college or technical/trade school.

Visit for an application and full details. Applicants must be a current member of or join the credit union as part of the application process. Membership is open to people who live or work in Boone, Bureau, Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside or Winnebago Counties in Illinois or Green and Rock Counties in Wisconsin.