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SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

As part of its commitment to higher education, the Wings Financial Foundation awards scholarships to outstanding members each year who plan to attend an accredited college, university or post-secondary technical school.

The deadline to submit applications for the 2019-2020 Scholarship Programs is Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. Winners will be notified the week of May 6, 2019.

Applications for the Wings Financial Foundation and Paul Soderlind programs, must be submitted using CU Online. Only one entry, per Wings ID, per scholarship program will be permitted. Members are able to apply for all scholarship programs provided they meet the eligibility requirements.

2019 Wings Financial Foundation Scholarships

The Foundation is currently offering a total of eleven scholarships equaling $30,000 to outstanding members nationwide who plan to attend an accredited college, university or post-secondary technical school.

 
 

2019 Paul Soderlind Scholarship Program

The Paul Soderlind Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Wings Financial Foundation, is open to former Northwest Airlines employees or eligible relatives of former Northwest Airlines employees. In 2019, up to six $5,000 scholarships will be awarded.

 
 

2019 Minnesota Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Council

The Minnesota Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Council is offering ten scholarships equaling $12,000 to credit union members throughout the state of Minnesota. The deadline to submit applications for the MNFIC is November 30, 2018.

 
 
 

Helpful Links

U.S. Department of Education:
A great resource which establishes policies on federal financial aid, student loans, college accreditation and much more!

FAFSA:
The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college for career school. More than $120 billion in federal student aid is provided each year to help students pay for college or career school.

Learning for Real Life
A free online education tool provided by Wings Financial Credit Union to promote financial education at the click of a button.