Hughes Federal Credit Union is taking applications for its 16th Annual Scholarship Program.

TUCSON, Ariz. (Feb. 3, 2021) — Hughes Federal Credit Union is now accepting applications for
$10,000 in scholarship funds as part of their 16th Annual Scholarship Program.
The program will award $1,000 scholarships to 10 local high school students. Applicants must be high
school seniors entering college, university, trade school or certification programs in fall 2021 and must be
a primary member of Hughes.
“Hughes is proud to again support local high school students graduating in 2021 who want to further their
education and skills,” said Hughes Business Development Representative Irlanda Cuevas. “As in past
years, we expect the essays and video submissions this year to be impressive and informative as it relates
to their experience managing personal finances.”
Cuevas said entrants can submit an online scholarship form along with either a written essay or a one- to
two-minute video that addresses the question, “What is the most important financial lesson you have
learned in the past year and how has it impacted your plans for the future?” The submission deadline is
March 15, 2021.
Complete details and the online application form are available at
Winners will be announced May 14, 2021.
Hughes Federal Credit Union
Hughes Federal Credit Union is a locally and member-owned financial cooperative with more than
150,000 members and $1.6 billion dollars in assets. The credit union is rated A+ and has been accredited
by the Better Business Bureau since 1974. Hughes is federally insured by the National Credit Union
Administration. For more information, visit