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Alliant Credit Union Offers Scholarships and Computer Gift Awards


Alliant Credit Union will award $2,000 scholarships to five members through its 12th annual Members Scholarship Program, announced President & CEO David Mooney. In addition, the credit union is holding its 10th annual National Education Program, which awards computer gift cards to nine young members. Gift card amounts vary from $1,000 to $250, with over $5,000 in computer gifts awarded in all. Both the scholarship and computer gift card programs have proven to be very popular, with hundreds of entries year after year.

Members Scholarship Program applicants must be Alliant members applying to or enrolled in the fall 2014 semester at an accredited undergraduate program at a college, university or vocational/technical school. A scholarship application and required paperwork, including a short essay and school transcripts, must be received at Alliant by June 13, 2014.

National Education Program applicants must be Alliant members between 5 and 17 years of age. They can enter to win a computer gift card by using any media to describe what they want to be as an adult and how a computer could enrich their education. Application materials must arrive at Alliant by August 22, 2014.

For details about joining Alliant or entering either of these programs, visit or call 800-328-1935.

Providing scholarships and computer gift cards to members are just some of the ways Alliant provides education related assistance. A staunch advocate of youth financial literacy, Alliant has employee volunteers who teach students about money at Chicago area public schools on behalf of Operation HOPE, Inc. As further evidence of its commitment to education, Alliant offers student loans with attractive rates and terms.

About Alliant Credit Union
Alliant Credit Union, founded in 1935, is an independently operated financial cooperative serving over 140 employee groups and organizations with more than 275,000 members and over $8 billion in assets, making it the largest credit union in Illinois and the sixth largest in the nation, based on assets and deposits. As a member-owned financial institution, Alliant exists to foster members’ financial well-being and to serve their best interests. Alliant is an equal housing opportunity lender and federally insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. Learn more at

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