Rising Star Essay Submission

This year’s essay topic:

Technology is changing the world every day, especially the banking/financial services industry. What does the future of our industry look like to you? Discuss the technology that will be in place, what types of products/services that will be offered, and how it will benefit our society and future generations.

  • Essay must be submitted as a Word document or PDF
  • Essays must be submitted with a cover sheet that contains with the name of the student and the school name. This information must NOT appear on any other page or anywhere within the essay itself.
  • Essays must be double-spaced and 500 words or less.
  • Essays will be judged by a third party independent panel.
  • Essays will be judged on grammar, organization, style and craftsmanship, and impression. Decision of the judges is final.
  • All essays will become the property of America’s First Federal Credit Union.
  • Essays must be submitted by 5:00 P.M., Central Time, on April 3, 2017.
  • Failure to adhere to any of the rules above will result in disqualification of the essay.

Essay must be a Word document or PDF. Remember that essays must be submitted with a cover sheet that contains the name of the student and the school name. This information must NOT appear on any other page or anywhere within the essay itself. Essays must be typed and double-spaced. Limit essay to 500 words or less.

Rising Star Scholarship Essay 2017

  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
    Essay must be a Word document or PDF. Remember that essays must be submitted with a cover sheet that contains the name of the student and the school name. This information must NOT appear on any other page or anywhere within the essay itself. Essays must be typed and double-spaced. Limit essay to 500 words or less.