2023 James A. Burley, Jr. Scholarship Contest

College students seeking scholarship money have until May 26, 2023 to submit their entries to the annual James A. Burley, Jr. Scholarship Contest.

Named after former chairman and director James A. Burley, Jr., who served the Credit Union for more than three decades, the contest awards three scholarships to students who are RTN members or their dependents as of April 1, 2023, and will be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or post high school technical college in the fall of 2023.

The prizes include:

  • First place: $5,000
  • Second place: $3,000
  • Third place: $2,000

Applicants must complete an entry form and write an essay on the following theme:

“What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received and how did you apply it to your life?”

Essays should be double-spaced, typewritten on an 8 1/2″ by 11″ page with a strict length of from 150 to 250 words.

Entries must be submitted via email as pdf attachments to Scholarship@rtn.org on or before May 26, 2023 by 4 pm. Entries sent by any other methods will be disqualified.

Download the 2023 James A. Burley, Jr. College Scholarship Contest rules and application here.

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