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Scholarship opportunities available from ORNL Federal Credit Union

ORNL Federal Credit Union is now accepting applications for the B.A. Candler and John McKittrick scholarships to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for the 2020-2021 school year.

The scholarships provide $1,000 toward the cost of tuition, books, and other school-related expenses.

Each year, ORNL FCU, through the University of Tennessee general scholarship fund, awards scholarships to deserving students/members with excellence in education and social merit.

At least two scholarships are awarded annually.

They are one B.A. Candler Scholarship and one John McKittrick Scholarship.

Only members of ORNL Federal Credit Union and members of their families who are pursuing a four-year degree at UT are eligible to compete for these scholarships.

Financial need is a factor in selecting recipients.

All applicants must complete and file the Free Application for Financial Student Aid, coded for the University of Tennessee, by Feb. 1. The form may be found at

Applicants are selected by the UT General Scholarship Committee and will be notified directly by the University of Tennessee Financial Aid Office by late May or early June.

Members can find the application on the Credit Union’s website or an application can be picked up at any ORNL FCU branch location.

Completed applications must be postmarked and mailed no later than March 1 to:

ORNL Federal Credit Union

Attention: Marketing Department

2077 Town Center Blvd. Suite 204

Knoxville, TN 37922

ORNL Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative locally owned and operated by its members for the benefit of all who belong.

Established Aug. 6, 1948, with 10 founding members, ORNL FCU’s assets have grown to more than $2.2 billion.

Membership has grown to more than 172,000.

Open to all businesses and anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in the 16 counties of East Tennessee, ORNL FCU currently serves members in branches throughout Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Hamblen, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Roane, Sevier and Union counties.