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Meet our 2022 CU Succeed Youth Bursary Recipients
This year we provided bursaries to 80 outstanding young adults who are pursuing post-secondary education.
Recipients are selected based on two main main criteria, financial need and how they give back to their communities. Students are assessed by a review panel across who rate the applicants on their community involvement, personal circumstances, letters of reference, and quality of their compelling essay or video submission. Students are ranked numerically with the top of the list individuals receiving a bursary of $3,000, the other candidates received amounts of $2,500, $2,000, $1,500 and $1,000 totalling $100,000.
Bursary recipients represented 21 credit unions in Ontario.
A total of eighty outstanding students representing 21 Ontario credit unions shared $100,000 in CU Succeed Youth Bursary awards ranging from $1,000 to $3,000. Students were adjudicated on four criteria, the main two being demonstrated financial need and community...
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