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The Credit Union Foundation MD/DC Announces $12,000 Credit Union Scholarship Program

Could you use help with college tuition? You must be a member of our credit union and entering your freshman through senior year of college or trade school?

The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program for 2017 is underway now! Eligible credit union members may apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships, one $1,000 video-based scholarship, and/or one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. And yes, eligible members may apply in all three categories!

Deadline for applications is March 31, 2017. Awards will be announced in May 2017.

This year’s essay topic is:
As a credit union member, explain why someone should choose a credit union as their primary financial institution over alternative service providers, such as for-profit banks.

This year’s essay video topic is:
Create a 60-second advertisement targeted specifically at a younger viewer (under the age of 30) that highlights the benefits of credit union membership.

This year’s photo theme is “Respectful”

PLEASE NOTE: Parental membership does not qualify applicant. All applicants must themselves be a member of a participating credit union. Applicants must be entering their freshman through senior year of college or trade school.

Click here for application