WYCUP Scholarship Deadline Extended!
Deadline Extended to Friday, June 24, 2005
Madison, WI – To allow all interested credit
union organizations time to submit their
nominations, World Council of Credit Unions, Inc.
(WOCCU) has extended its deadline to submit
completed application materials for the WOCCU
Young Credit Union Professionals (WYCUP)
Scholarship Program to Friday, June 24, 2005.
At WOCCU's World Credit Union Conference, five
young credit union leader aged 35 years of age
and younger from around the globe will receive
scholarships to attend the 2005 World Credit
Union Conference in Dublin, Ireland. The WYCUP
scholarship program seeks young professionals and
volunteers who demonstrate a personal commitment
and potential to further professional
development, along with an ability to influence
credit union development in his or her home
World Council strongly supports participation
WYCUP from credit union movements around the
world and has discounted early-bird conference
registration fees for young professionals by
US$150. WOCCU encourages both interested young
professionals to secure nominations and credit
union organizations to consider nominating
qualified young professionals.
For nomination forms and further information
judging criteria and the selection process,
please visit the WYCUP section of WOCCU's
website. Any additional inquiries can be
addressed to Bryn Olsen.
World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development agency for credit unions. World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation. Its technical assistance programs introduce new tools and technologies to strengthen credit unions' financial performance and increase their outreach.
World Council has implemented more than 290 technical assistance programs in 71 countries. Worldwide, 56,000 credit unions in 101 countries serve 200 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at www.woccu.org.