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National Financial Bee
CommonWealth Central Credit Union is proud to announce that we are sponsoring the Second EVERFI National Financial Bee*, a nationwide financial capability challenge for students in 7th - 10th grade. This year’s virtual challenge will take place April 1st - 15th, and we want YOU to participate! The National Financial Bee provides an opportunity for students to have some fun and learn critical financial concepts — all from the comfort of home!
As families across the country are struggling financially in the wake of the pandemic, from unemployment to career shifts to a reduction in income, the EVERFI Financial Literacy Bee provides an opportunity for students to learn the critical importance of saving and budgeting for short-term and long-term financial goals.
Each daily lesson covers important financial topics covering everything from savings, investing, income, debt, and more. After completing the lessons, students submit a short capstone essay in which they share their biggest financial dream and outline a plan for how to get there. Three winners of the National Financial Bee will receive up to $10,000 in college scholarships.
In addition to the opportunity to receive a scholarship from the National Financial Bee, you’ll be entered to win one of three $500 scholarships1 from CommonWealth!
Students ages 13 to 18 can participate in just 3 easy steps:
- Sign up for the National Financial Bee
- Complete the 5 lessons (10 minutes each)
- Submit a short essay on your biggest financial dream and how you plan to achieve it by April 15th.
*Everfi's National Financial Bee official rules click here.
1CommonWealth’s $500 Scholarship is open to students ages 13 to 18. Students must live in Santa Clara County or be members of CommonWealth/related to a member of CommonWealth. There will be a total of 3 winners for a $500 Scholarship. Winners will be announced on May 15, 2021. Completion of all five digital courses and the submission of the capstone essay for the National Financial Bee is required.