James A. Burley, Jr. College Scholarship Contest

College students seeking scholarship money have until May 22 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, 2020, and will be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or post-high school technical college in the fall of 2020.
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 theme: What would you put in a time capsule to represent your life during the coronavirus pandemic?

Essays should be double-spaced, typewritten on an 8½” by 11″ page with a strict length of from 150 to 250 words. Application and entry form must be received via email before 4:00 pm on May 22, 2020 at Scholarship@rtn.org.

Applications and essays sent by any other methods will be disqualified

Click here for scholarship application and rules.

6 Responses to “James A. Burley, Jr. College Scholarship Contest”

    • RTN

      Good morning. We appreciate your question. Due to COVID-19, the announcement of the Burley Scholarship winners has been delayed. Once the winners have been notified, the names will be posted on our website. Thank you very much.

    • RTN

      Hi Louis. The winners have been selected and we still are in the process of notifying them. We’ll post the names as soon as possible. Thanks for your question.

  1. Kimberly

    Hello, just wondering if there is an expected date for the announcement of the winners? Thanks!

    • RTN

      Hi Kimberly: Thank you for your question. We are still in the process of notifying the winners, and we will post the names as soon as possible.