SECU MD Foundation Marks 15 Years with Largest Award Designation

$115,000 in scholarships were given to 28 students across Maryland.

SECU Scholarship 2021The recipients are SECU members spanning communities across the state who will be attending a trade, technical school, college or university for the fall 2021 semester.

Since the Scholarship Program’s inception in 2007, SECU and the SECU MD Foundation have awarded over $700,000 in scholarships to more than 250 students statewide to help offset the financial burden of earning a degree.

In recognition of the Scholarship Program’s 15th anniversary, the program is awarding $115,000 in scholarships for the 2021–22 academic year. The program exemplifies SECU’s ongoing commitment to empower access to education.

“Our Scholarship Program is built on the foundational tenet that cost shouldn’t serve as a barrier to pursuing one’s dreams,” said Becky Smith, EVP and chief strategy & marketing officer for SECU Maryland and executive director of the SECU MD Foundation. “Instead, this is a bright opportunity that opens doors for the next generation of changemakers.”

The SECU MD Foundation celebrated this year’s winners in a drive-thru celebration with fanfare at the corporate office last month.