Bright Futures. Boundless Stories.
In spite of the financial challenges of paying for college, students and their parents know their degree will pay them back in countless ways over their lifetime: with enhanced potential for a fulfilling career, more sustainable income, and greater family stability. In essence: a more rewarding life.
What happened in 2015?
With your help we collected more than 30 compelling borrower stories through our Lend Your Voice campaign in 2015. Borrowers shared stories about how a Student Choice loan helped them achieve their dreams of higher education. From first-generation college attendees to adult students returning to school, their stories showed the real impact of fair-value higher education financing from a lender they can trust.
Lend Your Voice is Back for 2016
We want to help your members share even more inspiring stories this year and have tools in place to maximize promotional efforts. We have updated Lend Your Voice collateral available on the Digital Storefront that you can customize, order, and download. And Student Choice can also help you email your borrowers! Many of last years’ stories were submitted on behalf of credit unions who utilized our custom emails. Simply give us permission to email your borrowers, or we can provide you the files to send to your members through your own system.
An Incentive for Credit Unions to Support the Lend Your Voice Campaign!
Please note that borrowers who submit their story by December 31, 2016 and have it selected for display on the Lend Your Voice website will also receive a $50 Amazon gift card!
And to provide credit unions with an extra incentive to support this important campaign, Student Choice will donate to the five credit unions that have the most borrower stories uploaded and displayed on the website (as of December 31, 2016). Donations will be in the following amounts, and you are encouraged to use these funds in support of youth financial literacy efforts and/or scholarship programs:
1st place: $2,500
2nd place: $2,000
3rd place: $1,500
4th place: $1,000
5th place: $500
2015 Credit Union Winners