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2020 Massachusetts Student Essay Contest Announced

December 13, 2019 - News

On behalf of the Cooperative Credit Union Association, we are pleased to announce the 2020 Massachusetts Credit Unions Student Essay Contest for seventh- and eighth-grade students. Students are asked to write an essay in 250 words or less on the following topic:

“If you were the CEO of your local credit union, what would you have your credit union do to show that you truly believe in the “People Helping People” philosophy of the credit union movement?”

Eight winning essays will be chosen. The first prize winner will receive $500. The seven finalists will each receive $250. In addition to the eight winning essays, there will be several honorable mention winners who will each receive $50. There will be an awards ceremony to honor the contest winners in the spring.

Deadline: applicants must submit completed application to UMassFive College Federal Credit Union in person or by mail to: UMassFive College FCU, ATTN- Cait Murray  PO Box 1060 Hadley, MA 01035 with a postmark no later than February 1, 2020. If you have questions about the Essay contest, please contact Cait Murray at

Essay Form

Essay Rules

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