Nursing scholarships available from NEFCU

New England Federal Credit Union is accepting applications for its 2013 Nursing Scholarships. Each year, NEFCU awards three scholarships of $3,000 each to qualified applicants.

Applicants must be members of NEFCU who are applying to or are enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate nursing program. Requirements include submission of the application form; high school transcript, or college transcript, or General Education Degree; and a description of related work experience. Applicants must also submit an original 250-word essay describing how they will use their degree to contribute to their community.

Applications are available online at, at any branch or by calling 879-8790.

Applications must be either postmarked or dropped off at any NEFCU branch by Feb. 28. The mailing address is Scholarship Committee, NEFCU, P.O. Box 527, Williston, Vt. 05495. Scholarship winners will be notified by April 19.