2017 Statewide Scholarship Program

With the New York Credit Union Association's annual, statewide Scholarship Program, your credit union or chapter can offer college scholarships to deserving young members. In 2016, scholarships awarded ranged from $250 to $1,500.

This program is an exciting example of the credit union "people helping people" philosophy in action. In 2016, the New York Credit Union Association awarded $25,000 in scholarships to 49 students across the state, enabling the next generation of leaders to achieve their dreams of a college education!

Important dates:

  • Oct. 11, 2016: Deadline to register and submit payment for the 2017 program
  • Dec. 30, 2016: Deadline for students to submit applications to credit unions
  • Jan. 13, 2017: Deadline to submit completed scholarship applications to the New York Credit Union Association
  • May 2017: Your credit union will receive notification regarding 2017 winners and awards.

Participating credit unions

How to participate:

Mail to:
Scholarship Program
New York Credit Union Association
1021 Watervliet-Shaker Road
Suite 3
Albany, New York 12205

Watch for notification in May regarding our 2017 winners!

Offer your own scholarships!
If your credit union or chapter would like to offer your own scholarship(s) as well, we'll provide you with a list of your credit union's top 10 applicants for a nominal fee. Please see the program brochure for details.
Students apply for the scholarships directly through their own credit unions.

 Frequently Asked Questions

Need assistance? Simply contact Heather D'Arcy at heather.darcy@nycua.org or call (800) 342-9835, ext. 8127.