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WOCCU Offers Scholarships for CU Professionals to Participate in Leadership Program

by Ken Anderson | Apr 17, 2013
The World Council of Credit Unions has limited scholarships available to credit union professionals interested in participating in a leadership program. The program will take place June 9-22 in Costa Rica. All applications must be submitted by April 30.

The World Council of Credit Unions has limited scholarships available to credit union professionals interested in participating in a leadership program.  The program will take place June 9-22 in Costa Rica.  All applications must be submitted by April 30.

Please note that applicants must meet the following selection criteria:

  • Demonstrate personal commitment and the ability to significantly influence the credit union
  • Show leadership and entrepreneurial skills and demonstrate how personal initiative has contributed to the credit union's development
  • Exhibit the potential to advance the national or international credit union system through initiatives that would also help the development of his or her community
  • Be actively involved as an employee or board member of a credit union or organization affiliated with World Council through the Credit Union National Association or a state credit union league
  • Be available to travel on the specific dates outlined by the program
  • Not be a World Council employee or board member
  • Have a career trajectory within the credit union industry
  • Intermediate Spanish-language skills (ideal but not necessary)

Additional details are available online, at http://www.woccu.org/events/leadershipprogram.