2017 Loretta M. Burd Scholarship Program

September 1, 2016

The application process for the 2017 Loretta M. Burd Scholarship will open in mid-December.  Ten scholarships each valued at $1,000 will be awarded in May 2017.  The scholarship program is named in honor of Loretta Burd who retired in 2012 after 47 years of service including 25 years as Chief Executive Officer.

Centra Foundation and Centra Credit Union place a high value on education and the importance of individuals pursuing higher education opportunities to earn college degrees.  The Foundation offers two scholarship opportunities.  Graduating High School seniors are encouraged to apply for the Loretta M. Burd High School Scholarship.  Applications are evaluated on academic achievement, school and community involvement, and an essay on a financial literacy topic. Adults or non-traditional students should apply for the Loretta M. Burd Adult Scholarship program.  

Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and non-traditional students who plan to attend a two or four year college, university, or technical school.  Applicants must be a member of the Centra Credit Union with accounts that are in good standing.

Applications will be submitted through the Centra Foundation website.  In addition to the form, applicants are required to write an essay and upload it into the application from.  An official transcript or form signed by a school official should be submitted separately.

All items must be received by the Centra Foundation by Monday, February 13th.  

News

Holiday Giving Program - Together WE Made a Difference!

Loretta M. Burd Scholarship Program - Apply Now!!

Scholarship Success Story!!

Burd Scholarship Winner Graduates from Ivy Tech

Donations to Burd Scholarship Fund will be Matched!!

Holiday Giving Program - Gifts for 400 children!!

Holiday Giving Program - Stories

21st Century Scholars Program

2017 Loretta M. Burd Scholarship Program

Smart Money Family Fun Bike Ride a Great Success!

Smart Money Family Fun Bike Ride - Prize Winners!

Financial Literacy Programs expand by 44%

Grant Applications welcome!!

2016 Scholarship Winners!!

Centra celebrates 75th Anniversary

Sans Souci Awarded Grant to Create Educational Center

Ryanne Fenimore Joins Foundation Board

Danielle Harvey - Adult Scholarship Winner

Grant Award to support Educator Externship Program

Danielle Harvey receives Scholarship to attend Ivy Tech

Lydia Miller receives Loretta M. Burd Scholarship Award

Financial Literacy Programs in our Schools

Grant Awarded to support Clearinghouse Project in Madison

Foundation Grant Awards