Scholarship Opportunity for Community Service

Are you involved in the community, volunteering for community organizations? Citizens Bank is offering the Trufit Good Citizen Scholarship to students who are directly connected to their community.

The application period for the TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship will begin on Monday, April 1 and run through Friday, April 19, 2013 or until 3,000 applications have been received, whichever occurs first. Winners will be announced this summer. The scholarships will be awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Citizens Bank will award 40 college scholarships totaling $50,000. One winner will receive $5,000; four winners each will receive $2,500; and 35 winners each will receive $1,000. Applicants are asked to submit an essay of no more than 250 words or a video up to 60 seconds long that describes their community volunteerism and leadership. They must also provide two references that are directly connected to their community involvement. For full details, rules and to apply, go to