Scholarships

COOPERATIVE CREDIT UNION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Rhode Island Credit Union members are eligible to participate in the 2018 Cooperative Credit Union Association Scholarship Program which will award eight (8) $500 scholarships statewide.

  • The applicant must be a full-time student currently enrolled in or accepted to a college/university undergraduate program.
  • The applicant or parent/guardian must be a Rhode Island Credit Union member in good standing.

Application Guidelines:

  • Complete in black ink the 2018 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 volunteer and community activities.
  • A letter of support from a person in authority at a non-profit organization, hospital or other charitable organization that you are actively involved in serving as a volunteer.
  • Applications must be received at any Rhode Island Credit Union branch location in person or by mail by  April 6, 2018.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Click here for the 2018 College Application.  The selection of the winners will be made by the Cooperative Credit Union Association.

RHODE ISLAND CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Rhode Island Credit Union Scholarship Program acknowledges and rewards students from our membership for their academic achievements and assists them financially in their pursuit of higher education and fulfillment of career goals. Our Scholarship Program has $5,000 available to award up to five (5) $1,000 scholarships for the 2018-2019 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 May 25, 2018 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 2018 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 2018 College Scholarship Application or visit any branch location.