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7th Annual Point Breeze Credit Union Scholarship Program: Point Breeze Credit Union to award $15,000

Wed, Apr 3, 2013

Hunt Valley, Maryland

Point Breeze Credit Union (PBCU) announced today that they will once again choose ten high school seniors to receive a $1,500 scholarship through their annual scholarship contest.

Recipients must be a member of the credit union and a graduating senior who will be attending a full¬ time accredited two or four year college this fall. Students must complete an application and an essay and provide two references. They must also be able to provide a letter of acceptance from the college of their choice prior to receiving the award.

"We have been so pleased with the response from the students in our community and their interest in the scholarship program in previous years," said Genie Briggs,Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Point Breeze Credit Union. 'The recipients were thoughtful in their responses and showed great enthusiasm and understanding of the importance of higher education to their futures.We are thrilled to be able to help these deserving young adults develop into our future leaders."

Visit pbcu.com/news for more information about the Point Breeze Credit Union scholarship program and to obtain an application. Applications are also available at each of our conveniently located branches. All application packages must be postmarked by April30, 2013. Winners will be announced in June.

Membership eligibility:If you work,worship, are a member of or participate with an organization  located within 20 miles of a PBCU branch, you and your immediate family are eligible to join.

About Point Breeze Credit Union

Point Breeze Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative founded in 1935 to serve the financial needs of the employees of Western Electric Company's Baltimore Works. Today, PBCU has three branches located in Hunt Valley, Rosedale and Bel Air, serving more than 500 Select Employer Groups and over 48,000 members in the Greater Baltimore area,with total assets of nearly $725 million. For over 75 years,PBCU has offered its members economic opportunity and financial security by following their cooperative values in fairness, compassion and service. PBCU remains committed to providing quality financial solutions for every member now and into the future.  For more information, call Genie Briggs at 410.771.3850 x1265 or visit www.pbcu.com.