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.

“ 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.

For more information on eligibility or to apply, students and teachers may visit and


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