Scholarships

RHODE ISLAND CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Rhode Island Credit Union Scholarship Program has $5,000 available to award up to five (5) $1,000 scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year to graduating high school seniors accepted as a full-time student to an accredited college, university or technical school. Students must be a member in good standing of Rhode Island Credit Union.

Completed applications must be submitted by July 17, 2020 at any Rhode Island Credit Union branch location or by mail to Rhode Island Credit Union, Attn: Scholarship Selection Committee, 160 Francis St., Providence, RI 02903.

Scholarship applications must include the following:

    • Complete the 2020 College Scholarship Application.
    • Official Academic Transcript
    • A maximum one-page, typed essay explaining your selection of a field of study and its’ importance in today’s society.
    • A copy of the Federal 1040 form substantiating Parent’s Annual Household Income as listed on application
    • One reference letter from a person involved in your high school academic studies.
    • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Click here for the 2020 College Scholarship Application or visit any branch location.

 

BETTER VALUES BETTER BANKING CREDIT UNION COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP 

Rhode Island Credit Union members are eligible to participate in the 2020 Credit Union College Scholarship Program sponsored by Better Values Better Banking, which will award three (3) $1500 scholarships statewide.

  • The applicant must be a high school senior who will be enrolled in an undergraduate college/university degree program during the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • The applicant or parent/guardian must be a Rhode Island Credit Union member in good standing.

Application Guidelines:

  • Complete the 2020 College Scholarship Application.
  • Academic Transcript
  • A 250 word essay describing what career you wish to pursue when you complete your education and why.
  • A detailed list of extracurricular/community and/or volunteer activities.
  • Applications must be received at any Rhode Island Credit Union branch location in person or by mail by May 1, 2020.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Click here for the 2020 College Application.  The selection of the winners will be made by the Cooperative Credit Union Association.