Cara Credit Union Invites Applications For Education Awards

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FILE PHOTO…Front Row: Siobhan Donnelly, Cara Credit Union and Margaret Kellegher, daughter of the late Dan Kellegher with the 2019 winners of the Dan Kellegher Awards, Aideen Griffin from Matt Talbot Road, Tralee and Clara Heinrich from Caherleaheen, Tralee. The winners of the Education Awards were Hannah Skelhorn from Brosna, Gavin O’Brien from Ballyvelly, Emily Switer from The Spa, Cian Talbot from Caherleaheen and Sarah Mc Mahon from Oakpark Tralee.

CARA Credit Union, with branches in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin, are offering seven lucky students a chance to each receive €1,500 towards their chosen third level course.

The yearly Cara Credit Union Education Awards are open to undergraduates in a full-time course of at least 2 years’ duration and the Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards are open to post-graduates in a full or part-time course of at least 1 years’ duration.

The 2020 applications will be accepted until October 1st and are open to all Cara Credit Union members in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin.

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Pa Laide, CEO Cara Credit Union, said; “we understand the college years are a very expensive time and often place a huge financial burden on students and their families.

“While our education awards don’t solve the problem, they do go some way towards easing the financial pressure. This year we have even more to offer our students. We cannow offer Cara Credit Union members access to their account from any ATM at home or abroad, use their Cara Credit Union Mastercard Debit Card in-store or online and manage their account 24/7 with our enhanced online and mobile banking service.”

“For any student or parents who may need financial assistance for attending college we have a great value student loan. For the first time ever you can now apply for a loan from home, send your documentation online and once approved transfer the funds online, so it’s never been easier to avail of a great value loan. It’s an exciting time for you and we want to give you confidence that you can afford it,” said Mr Laide.

Applications for the Education and Dan Kellegher Awards will be accepted until October 1st, 2020. For enter visit . For further information on Cara Credit Union’s Current Account and Student Loans go to their website or call them on 066 712 2373.

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