Bethalto, Illinois--Thursday, JANUARY 20, 2011-1st MidAmerica Credit Union will award three $1,000 scholarships to area high school seniors in May. Applications are available at any 1st MidAmerica Credit Union branch location, in area high school guidance departments, or online at
Fifteen area youth have benefited from the 1st MidAmerica Credit Union scholarships, which were introduced in 2005. Scholarships may be applied to tuition, fees or other educational expenses.
1st MidAmerica Credit Union membership is open to anyone who lives or works in any of the following Illinois counties: Madison, Macoupin, Montgomery, Bond, Fayette, Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Pike, Morgan, Scott, Sangamon, Clinton, Monroe, or St. Clair. Local branches are located in Alton,
Bethalto, East Alton, Godfrey and Jerseyville.