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Georgia United Foundation Announces 2023 College Scholarship Competition

Dec 19, 2022

DULUTH, GA  – Furthering its commitment to continuing education, Georgia United Foundation announces the launch of its 29th annual High School Scholarship Competition featuring $25,000 in college scholarships awarded to six high school seniors. 

The competition, which is open through 11:59 pm EST, January 31, 2023, encourages college and technical school-bound students to showcase their creativity by submitting a one-minute video explaining how they will utilize their education to benefit the community. Additional consideration is given to demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, financial need and academic achievement. 

High school students are eligible for the competition if they, their parents, grandparents or legal guardian have been a Georgia United Credit Union member for at least six months prior to the application submission. 

A total of six scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who plan to attend college or a technical school during the 2023-2024 school year: 

  • Vernon Carne Scholarship - $5,000 
  • Geraldine Tilson Scholarship - $5,000 
  • Polly Hinde Scholarship - $5,000 
  • Dorothy Dusenbery Pirkle Scholarship - $5,000 
  • Monsignor Stephen Churchwell Scholarship - $2,500 
  • T. Randall Dennis Scholarship - $2,500 

Program requirements and online application are available at .  

Submissions will be reviewed by the Scholarship Application Committee and winners will be announced in March 2023.  

About Georgia United Foundation 

Georgia United Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for children and families in the communities it serves through impactful programs funded through corporate contributions and delivered via volunteer efforts from team members and community partners. The foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization and is the philanthropic arm of Georgia United Credit Union. For details on volunteering or donating, visit  

About Georgia United Credit Union  

Georgia United Credit Union is an award-winning financial leader and partner in education. Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia United is ranked as one of the state’s largest credit unions with $2 billion in assets and more than 150,000 members. As a full-service financial institution, Georgia United offers competitive products and services for every stage of life. Visit to learn more.