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Scholarships

High School seniors at the following schools are eligible to apply for an OFCU $500.00 Scholarship: OFCU proudly awarded $10,000.00 in scholarships to area students in 2018. We look forward to helping the next generation of graduating seniors in 2019.

Alamogordo HS
Academy Del Sol
Tularosa HS
Ruidoso HS
Cloudcroft HS
Mescalero HS
Capitan HS
Carrizozo HS
Roswell HS
Goddard HS
Hondo HS
Homeschool
Private School

The Credit Union Association of New Mexico is offering scholarships to New Mexico residents. Applicants must use the scholarship to attend an accredited vocational school, technical school, college or university in New Mexico. Click the link to be directed to the CUANM website for more information.

Financial Literacy

OFCU knows it is important to help teach the youth of our communities about how to handle, budget and save their money. Every year we do financial literacy presentations to hundreds of students at area high schools. If you are a teacher and/or student and are interested in having OFCU come to your school, please email the Marketing Department at dpannell@oterofcu.org.

OFCU’s Chief Marketing Officer, Darro Pannell and Marketing Specialist, Alan Quiroz taught a college financial budgeting workshop to 26 TRIO Students on Saturday, September 29th at Alamogordo High School. New Mexico State University’s TRIO Upward Bound Program serves Alamogordo High School, as one of their target schools. The Program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in pre-college performance and ultimately in higher education pursuits. Upward Bound serves high school students from low-income families, and/or high school students from families in which neither parent holds a Bachelor's degree. The program is 100% funded through grants by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

 

Student Testimonials

See what our local students are saying about our financial literacy program!

"I learned how to put money in the right place."

"I learned that I have a lot of responsibility later in life."

"I learned that I have to work to be able to survive in the real world. Nothing is given to me. Hard work pays up. I also know how to handle money better."

"I learned how to save for college."

"I learned how to save my money and use it wisely."

 

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