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High school graduates throwing their caps in the air; Learn about Honor Credit Union Foundation's community scholarship program.

Community Commitment Scholarship

Staying true to its 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 2018-19 academic year, Honor will award 25 scholarships worth $1,000 each. Each scholarship is for one year and does not renew. Please review the information below before applying:

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 membership).
  • Have been accepted at an accredited U.S. post-secondary education 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 Credit Union employees or board members.
  • Brochure: View the 2018-19 scholarship brochure with complete details

 

Application

 

Selection & Scoring Criteria

Our selection committee will consider the following:

  • Community Involvement (counts for 8 out of a possible 20 points)
  • Essay (counts for 8 out of a possible 20 points)
  • GPA (counts for 4 out of a possible 20 points)
  • Any additional information (letters, recommendations, etc.) will not be reviewed by the selection committee.
  • A minimum score of 10 total points is required to be eligible for this scholarship.

 

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 and the checks will be mailed directly to that institution after August 1st.
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If you are using a screen reader or other auxiliary aid and are having problems using this website, please call 800.442.2800 for assistance. All products and services available on this website are available at all Honor Credit Union full-service locations.