Scholarships available

Scholarships available

BISMARCK, N.D. (Jan. 17, 2017) – Capital Credit Union is now accepting applications from high school seniors or college students for its Howard J. Snortland academic scholarships. The credit union will award seven $1,000 scholarships to applicants who are primary account holders of their Capital Credit Union membership. The scholarship may be used at any North Dakota or Minnesota college, university or technical school during the 2017–18 school year.

Interested applicants can learn more and apply online at To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must submit their completed application by Friday, Feb. 17.

Capital Credit Union first offered the Howard J. Snortland academic scholarship in 1996. Since that time, the credit union has awarded $94,500 in scholarship dollars to its members pursuing higher education.

For more than 60 years, Howard J. Snortland was a committed volunteer of Capital Credit Union, serving in various positions on the credit union’s board of directors and helping to further the credit union movement through ongoing advocacy.

As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, one of Capital Credit Union’s principles is to provide financial education for its members and the public, especially the nation’s youth.

The rising cost of higher education is not an unfamiliar topic to students and their families, and Capital Credit Union is proud to offer academic scholarships that help them cover the cost of this valuable investment in their future.