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ESL Announces $10,000 in Scholarships Available to High School Seniors

ESL Federal Credit Union today announced that five area high school seniors could earn $2,000 each towards their college or university tuition in fall 2017. Applications are available at ESL branches or at

To qualify for consideration, high school students must meet the following requirements:

  • Member in good standing at ESL Federal Credit Union
  • High school senior in the greater Rochester area during the 2016/2017 school year
  • Attending an accredited college or university in the fall of 2017

In addition to the eligibility requirements, students must write about one of ESL’s Core Values: accountability, caring about people, initiative, integrity, and teamwork. The essay must be one page, typed, and double-spaced, and indicate how the selected core value plays a significant role in their daily lives.

“ESL is honored to provide these scholarships to exceptional students who make positive contributions inside and out of the classroom,” said Faheem Masood, President & CEO, ESL Federal Credit Union. “Our scholarship helps offset the costs of college tuition while providing an opportunity for students to enrich their education at the same time.”

About ESL Federal Credit Union

Founded by George Eastman in 1920, ESL Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with $6.1 billion in assets. The locally-owned financial institution employs more than 735 people in Rochester, New York, and includes approximately 330,000 members worldwide.

The company has now appeared on the Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list for six years (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, and 2010). Access to the credit union includes 20 branch locations and more than 40 ATM locations, locally-based telephone and Internet chat centers, and online and mobile banking channels. The company is headquartered at 225 Chestnut Street in Rochester and can be found on the Internet at

For more information, contact:
Rich Pulvino
Manager, Corporate Communications
Carla Mancuso-Spano
Senior Account Supervisor
Tipping Point Communications
585.340.1119; Cell: 585.317.9268