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Scholarships

2021 Scholarship Applications

Eaton Family Credit Union and several partners are working to combat the high costs of post-secondary education by offering several scholarships to our Members and their family members. We are very proud to distribute the following college scholarship applications:

Eaton Family Credit Union – NOW AVAILABLE

$14,000 in scholarship money will be provided to Members who are seniors graduating high school in 2021.

  • Two scholarships of $5,000 each will be available for students planning to attend a 4-year college or university.
  • Two scholarships of $2,000 each will be available to students planning to attend a 2-year program at a community college.

Applicants can be pursuing any major field of study and must be a Member in good standing to be considered.

Submit your application, essay, transcript, and reference letters to Eaton Family Credit Union on or before April 30, 2021.

Scholarship guidelines are available here.

Northeast CU Outreach Alliance – NOW AVAILABLE

The Northeast CU Outreach Alliance will be awarding a total of four (4) scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 per recipient. This opportunity is open to all high school seniors and post-secondary students who belong to a credit union in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, or Lake Counties.

Entrants will be judged on their application responses, as well as their proficiency in answering the essay component. Essays should be thoughtful, compelling, and grammatically-sound.

Please return your completed application materials to Miranda McConoughey, c/o The Northeast CU Outreach Alliance at: miranda@lakecountyedufcu.org

Eligible submissions must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 31, 2021.

Ohio Credit Union Foundation – NOW AVAILABLE

The Ohio Credit Union Foundation is offering Ohio undergraduate credit union members the opportunity to apply for one of three scholarships by creating an interactive 1 to 2½-minute video answering the following scholarship question:

“Show us how you envision the credit union of the future.”

Video entries can be edgy, funny, bold, simple, serious – or anything in between. Entries will be judged on the accuracy of information presented, effectiveness in addressing the scholarship question, and originality.

The Video Scholarship begins on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, and ends Friday, April 30, 2021. All video entries must be submitted by Friday, April 30, 2021, at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must be a member of an Ohio-based credit union who is in good standing and currently attends or has been accepted to attend an accredited college or university, in pursuit of an undergraduate degree, may apply. Proof of acceptance/enrollment will need to be submitted upon request.

Scholarship Guidelines / Rules can be found here.

Please check back occasionally throughout the Spring because we’ll be sharing additional applications from various partners who make scholarships available to our Members.