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Beaver Valley Chapter of Credit Unions Scholarship

Scholarship Requirements

  1. Applicant must be a member in good standing for at least 6 months at a credit union that is a member of the Beaver Valley Chapter of Credit Unions.
  2. Applicant must be a high school graduate as of July 1, 2021.
  3. Applicant must have a grade point average of at least 2.5 for the previous semester and it must be reflected on the official transcripts.
  4. Applicant must be pursuing an accredited two-year degree, four-year undergraduate degree, or full-time job preparatory program at an accredited trade or technical school.
  5. Applicant must complete and submit a typed or printed Beaver Valley Chapter of Credit Unions scholarship application and the requested information on the application.
  6. Applicants may apply annually if they have not received a scholarship from the Beaver Valley Chapter of Credit Unions.
  7. Three $500 scholarships, one $1,000 scholarship. One $1,500 scholarship will be awarded annually and a panel of judges from outside the Chapter will select recipients. Judges will base their decision on the neatness of information provided, the list and description of participation in activities, the statement of personal goals, the content of essay and the correct English usage. In the event of a tie, the deciding factor will be the applicant’s community service participation.
  8. All applications and required information must be received by March 1, 2021 and sent to the following address only:
    • New Alliance Federal Credit Union
      Attn: Beaver Valley Chapter Scholarship Committee
      835 Merchant Street
      Ambridge, Pa 15003
  9. Selected recipients will be notified no later than March 21, 2021 and may be invited to attend a meeting (COVID permitting) to receive their scholarships.

 

Download the 2021 Scholarship Application (PDF)