Albany, NY (WIBX) - Citizens Bank plans to award $50,000 worth of scholarships to 40 deserving students, through its TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship program.

Through the end of April, applicants may submit a short, 250 word essay or minute-long video explaining the skills they've developed through community service.

The scholarship is open to all students attending federally accredited four-year colleges, universities or graduate schools and are active in their community. High school seniors are also invited to apply.

One winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship, four winners will receive $2,500 and 35 will receive $1,000. These scholarships will be applied for the 2012-2013 academic year.

For more information about the TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship program, click here.