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United Bank Contributes Matching Funds to Scholarship Program Participants

05/25/2017
Community

CHARLES TOWN, WV – United Bank, Inc. (“United”), a subsidiary of United Bankshares, Inc., the largest bank holding company headquartered in West Virginia, showcased its commitment to the launch of the Re-Imagine Scholarship program with a contribution of $3,000 in the form of matching funds.

United, the first and largest community partner of the program, offered both monetary and program development support from the onset. The innovative scholarship program encourages students as early as ninth grade to begin saving for college and provides access to financial literacy and skill building resources. Through United, students can open a scholarship bank account, which can only be accessed upon graduation from high school and used for college or entrepreneurial expenses. For each dollar deposited, United will match 1:1.

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