The WEOKIE Foundation will award 25 graduating high school seniors a $2,000 college scholarship. Applicants will need to write an essay and follow the application procedures found listed on WEOKIE's main website coming November 2019. To be eligible applicants must reside in one of the counties that WEOKIE serves. The eligible counties include; Oklahoma, Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Lincoln, Logan, and McClain counties. The WEOKIE Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. The Foundation provides a formal avenue of charitable giving for WEOKIE Federal Credit Union and offers financial education and scholarship opportunities to Oklahoma City and surrounding communities. The Foundation is governed by an appointed volunteer Board of Directors.
The goal of the Foundation is to promote WEOKIE’s commitment to social responsibility and to educate credit union members and the community so they are able to make better financial choices.
The WEOKIE Foundation has developed a no-cost Money Talks Financial Education program designed to teach youth how to manage money wisely. The financial literacy program focuses on classroom lessons, presentations and seminars in grades 2-12 to help students understand financial responsibilities and encourage them to make smart decisions as they become more financially accountable.
Contact our Education Department at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule a classroom session.
The Foundation golf tournament raises money for scholarships for graduating high school seniors and to promote financial literacy in the Oklahoma City metro area. In addition, The Foundation also donates to numerous local and national charities. The 2020 Tournament will be held on June 2.