CHEYENNE, WY – The Blue Foundation, Blue Federal Credit Union’s 501(c)(3), is proud to offer a total of $12,500 in scholarships this year to members of the credit union.  Six scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to current high school seniors that are members of Blue Federal Credit Union in memory of Myrtle Knight. The Shirley Howard Blue Foundation Scholarship of $500 will also be awarded to a student attending Laramie County Community College in Wyoming.

Applicants must be members of the credit union, have a share savings account in their own name, graduate from a U.S. accredited school or home school in the spring of 2018, attend college in the fall of 2018, and must completely fill out the scholarship application by April 1, 2018.

“As Blue Federal Credit Union and the Blue Foundation have grown, we are excited to see our scholarship program also expand,” said Michele Bolkovatz, Vice President of Marketing at Blue Federal Credit Union and a member of the Blue Foundation Board.  “We look forward to offering more scholarships this year to our young members than we have in the past.”

The Blue Foundation is committed to improving the financial well-being of communities in Wyoming and Colorado and allows Blue to contribute to many worthy causes, including scholarships and furthering education.  Scholarships are offered every year, and applicants are narrowed down based on educational merit, individual financial need, and their contributions to the community.

Last year, the Blue Foundation awarded a total of $12,500 in scholarships. Jackson DePenning, Theodore Dulchinos, Angelina Gregg, Sarah Krysl, Sawyer Ruben, and Jenna Wichmann each received $2,000. The Shirley Howard Blue Foundation Scholarship was awarded to Matthew Waterman, who received $500.

The Blue Foundation Scholarship application and full details can be found at

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