Kinecta Federal Credit Union will be accepting applications for its 2019 “Youth Scholarships and Teaching Grants for Grow” program through March 29.
A total of fourteen $2,000 scholarships will be awarded—eight to students to help full-time with higher education costs and six to teachers to help with instruction/classroom projects.
“Kinecta...is dedicated to helping young adults reach their academic goals and teachers enhance their classroom offerings,” said Latrice McGlothin, a manager of community engagement for the company. “We have been banking in the South Bay for 80 years, so we have a vested interest in this community and its education.”
To date, Kinecta has awarded more than $180,000 to help 85 students and 14 teachers, according to Kinecta.
Winners for the 2019 grants/scholarships will be announced on or around May 31, 2019, company representatives said in a March 11 press release.