Maui County Federal Credit Union (FCU) awarded 10 students each with $1,000 scholarships towards their college education. Over the past 21 years, Maui County FCU has awarded scholarships totaling $267,000 to Maui County students pursuing higher education.
“Maui County Federal Credit Union is proud to be able support Maui’s future leaders by easing the financial burden of pursuing a college education and helping local students in their endeavor to further their education to reach their dreams.” says Gary Fukuroku, Maui County FCU President/CEO. “The investment in growing the knowledge of today’s youth will pay dividends for the generations to follow.”
Scholarship recipient Kylen Zolotow is currently attending the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University to earn a master’s in healthcare administration, and shares “I plan on using my education to improve health equity within disadvantaged communities.” While scholarship recipients Alyssia Fernandez-Ruiz is majoring in education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa to become “a teacher, so that I can educate the future generation on how to become strong and industrious leaders of Hawai’i.”
This year’s scholarship recipients consist of three incoming college freshmen, six returning undergraduates, and one attending graduate school. Fields of study range from medicine and education to business management and engineering. Maui County FCU 2022 scholarship recipients are: