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Justice Federal Credit Union Awards Scholarships


Pat Duke

CHANTILLY, VA (July 20, 2020) — Justice Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the recipients of the Building Futures across the Nation, Annual Scholarship Competition. The following Members selected by the Justice Federal Scholarship Committee were awarded a scholarship: Maggie Walker, Jordyn Harris, Douglas Gilmer, Eric Elg, Emily Savino, Isha Das, Allison Tenney, Aditya Dilip, John Kersellius, Hayden Perry, Alexandra Lum, Natalie Schwartz and Sean Sippel.

“Despite the pandemic, we cannot cancel the dreams and hopes of our young people seeking to further their education. We remain committed to investing in those dreams. Our scholarship recipients encompass all life stages— from high school graduates to seasoned career employees, but they all have in common a passion for changing the world either through furthering a career in the field of justice, or their desire to give back by helping others in the community. We are pleased to invest in their future growth and development,” said Mark L. Robnett, President and CEO.

Justice Federal has awarded scholarships to student Members in pursuit of higher education since the program’s inception in 2008. Student Members must be in good standing with the Credit Union in order to compete. Scholarship award recipients are selected based on the following criteria— academic performance, community involvement, personal goals, and financial need.  Fifty percent of all awards are dedicated to student Members pursuing a degree in the field of Justice.

In addition to the Scholarship Competition, Justice Federal offers a comprehensive suite of Student Services. Easy access to funds are provided via a Student Rewards VISA Debit Card with online and mobile banking and mobile wallet solutions, all securely accessed with Touch ID, Face ID, or PIN sign-in to keep students connected. Students may also visit nearly 150,000 surcharge-free ATMs, over 5,900 shared-branches, and 28 Justice Federal branch locations nationwide.

Realizing that many students have a need to establish credit history, the Credit Union offers auto loans for first-time auto buyers and a Student Visa Rewards Credit Card with an introductory annual rate of 0% for six months, followed by a non-variable rate of 16.90%. VISA Credit Card Rewards may be combined with rewards earned on Student Checking for travel and airfare— perfect for a visit home during semester break, or name-brand merchandise to acquire the latest technologies.

To learn more about Justice Federal’s Student Services, visit www.jfcu.org/student.

About Justice Federal Credit Union

Justice Federal Credit Union with assets over $851M is headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia. The member-owned, financial cooperative provides financial services nationwide exclusively to employees of the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, the Georgia Department of Public Safety, law enforcement communities, their family members, related associations, and contractors. Locations include Los Angeles and San Diego California, Miami Florida, Atlanta and Forsyth Georgia, Chicago Illinois, New York, Houston, Dallas and Ft. Worth Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. For additional information, visit www.jfcu.org.

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