KEARNEY – Trius Federal Credit score Union has introduced a $30,000 present to the College of Nebraska Basis to ascertain a completely endowed scholarship fund to help college students on the College of Nebraska at Kearney.
“We’re extremely grateful to Trius Federal Credit score Union for establishing a scholarship that may assist make schooling potential for generations of UNK college students,” mentioned Kristen Majocha, senior vice chancellor for educational affairs and professor of communication. “Trius is a crucial a part of central Nebraska and has made a particular funding that may influence the lives of many college students.”
The Trius Federal Credit score Union Scholarship Fund will permit the UNK Workplace of Monetary Support to confer a number of annual scholarship awards to at the moment enrolled undergraduate college students who’re members or the dependents of members of the Trius Federal Credit score Union. College students could also be learning any main. If no college students meet these standards, the college will then award the scholarships to college students who’re learning throughout the enterprise division of the UNK Faculty of Enterprise and Know-how.
“Trius is dedicated to serving to college students pursue increased schooling, and this scholarship will permit us to just do that,” mentioned Dee Schriner, CEO and president of Trius Federal Credit score Union. “Our credit score union was initially charted on the Kearney State campus again in 1967, which makes this partnership much more significant.”
Trius Federal Credit score Union has an extended historical past involving UNK going again 55 years. The not-for-profit credit score union was based by Charlie Pickens on the UNK campus when it was then Kearney State Faculty. At present, Trius affords monetary memberships to anybody who lives, works, worships or attends college in Buffalo, Dawson, Corridor, Kearney or Phelps counties in Nebraska.