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Metro Credit Union Sponsors Scholarship Program

Credit Union Supports Higher Education

Chelsea, MA – January 11, 2010 – President and CEO Robert M. Cashman is pleased to announce that Metro Credit Union will be participating in the 2010 Credit Union College Scholarship Program for high school seniors offered by the Massachusetts Credit Union League’s Financial Literacy Committee. 

Metro Credit Union will be accepting entries from high school seniors until Monday, March 15, 2010. From the entries received, Metro Credit Union will select three essays and submit them to the statewide competition. The League will then award six (6) $1,500 scholarships to the top applicants in April.

The Scholarship Program is open to High School seniors who will be enrolled in an undergraduate college degree program during the 2010-2011 academic year. Each applicant must complete the scholarship application form and submit it with other required materials to Metro Credit Union by Monday, March 15, 2010.

For more information about the scholarship program, or to obtain a copy of the Scholarship Application, please contact Kaitlin Martel at 877-MY-METRO extension 5428.


About Metro Credit Union

Metro Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions in Massachusetts with over $780 million in assets, and serves over 120,000 members.  Established in 1926 and based in Chelsea, Metro offers superior service and a full range of financial products, including investment and insurance offerings, for consumers and businesses in eastern Massachusetts.  Metro has nine branch offices conveniently located in Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Peabody, Swampscott, Tewksbury, and a tenth branch soon to open in Boston.  Metro is also a leader in workplace banking, serving over 1,800 companies throughout the state.