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Legacy Scholarship

Legacy Scholarship

Each year, CAP COM awards 25 Legacy Scholarships to promising local students to help them pay for their college education.

$2,500 Scholarships – 25 Awarded

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As you prepare for college, your hard work and passion for learning will be keys to your success – at school and in life. CAP COM invites you to apply for the $2,500 Legacy Scholarship honoring three role models of achievement. The newest Legacy Scholarship honors Paula A. Stopera for her service as CAP COM’s longstanding President/CEO. We remember Weidner “Ed” Davis, a founder of CAP COM, for his love of education and lifelong learning. We honor Tony Celeste, for his strong work ethic and dedication to education.

Eligibility: CAP COM members who are high school seniors or college students pursuing an undergraduate degree are eligible to apply.*

Deadline: Applications must be received by May 1, 2019

Applications for the Legacy Scholarship are no longer being accepted at this time.

All applicants will be notified of our decision by May 31, 2019.


* To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be a member of CAP COM Federal Credit Union when you submit your application. You must also be at least a graduating high school senior through the age of 25 and must be studying or planning to study for an undergraduate degree. The applicant must not have received a scholarship from the CAP COM Cares Foundation within the past two scholarship cycles. Regular employees of CAP COM and its subsidiaries, volunteers and their immediate families are not eligible. Seasonal or temporary employees who are members of CAP COM are eligible to apply. Essays must be 500 words or fewer. If an essay is longer, judges will only read the first 500 words.
All application material must be received by May 1, 2019. All applicants will be notified of our decision by May 31, 2019.

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