High school aged students are eligible for one of seven yearly $1000 awards upon completion of the Be The Change program. To complete the program, and be eligible, you must:
Program must be completed by March of your senior year to be award eligible. Recipients must provide proof of community service completion and 2.5 GPA minimum. Parent of guardian must be a signer on account for all students under 16. Students must be enrolled in high school and at least age 13 to participate. Mechanics Bank employees and their immediate family members are not eligible for a $1000 award. Immediate family shall include spouse, child, stepchild, brother, sister, half brother, half sister, stepbrother, stepsister.