Community Scholarship

Supporting Graduating Seniors

Staying true to our roots in education, Honor Credit Union is proud to support outstanding high school seniors in all of our communities through the annual Honor Credit Union Community Commitment Scholarships. For the 2019-20 academic year, Honor will award 24 scholarships worth $1,000 each. Each scholarship is for one year and does not renew. Please scroll down the page to view the application form. Be sure to review the requirement information before submitting your application.

2020 Scholarship Winners Announced

See the 24 winners of this year's Community Commitment Scholarship, and the special way we notified some of our winners!

Requirements



  • Be a graduating high school or home school senior


  • Be a member of Honor Credit Union, and be the primary account holder at time of application and scholarship presentation (all students qualify for Honor membership)


  • Have been accepted at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution, or an accredited U.S. trade or vocational school


  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale


  • Demonstrate academic achievement and community involvement


  • Applicants may NOT be current Honor Credit Union employees or board members


  • Applicants may NOT be children or grandchildren of current Honor employees or board members

Application


Selection & Scoring Criteria

Scoring

Our selection committee will consider the following (based on a 20-point rubric):

  • Community Involvement (up to 8 points possible)
  • Essay (up to 8 points possible)
  • GPA (up to 4 points possible)
  • A minimum score of 10 points is required to be eligible for this scholarship.

Any additional information not requested in the application (letters, recommendations, etc.) will not be reviewed by the selection committee.

Winner Notification

  • Winners will be notified by Honor Credit Union, typically in late-April.
  • Checks will be made payable to the educational institution the winner included in their application
  • The checks will be mailed directly to that institution after August 1st.