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2019 Statewide Scholarship Program 

Registrations are still being accepted!

The New York Credit Union Association's annual Statewide Scholarship Program is an exciting example of the credit union "people helping people" philosophy in action, enabling the next generation of leaders to achieve their dreams of a college education!  In 2018, the New York Credit Union Association awarded $25,500 in scholarships to 27 bright, hardworking young credit union members across the state. 

With the New York Credit Union Association's annual, statewide Scholarship Program, your credit union or chapter can also offer college scholarships to deserving young members. By participating at the credit union and chapter level, your members are eligible for three separate scholarships by filling out just one application.  In 2018, scholarships awarded ranged from $750 to $1,500.

pdf 2019 Participating Credit Unions (352 KB)

Important dates:

  • Nov. 2, 2018: Deadline to register and submit payment for the 2019 program
  • Jan. 4, 2019: Deadline for students to submit applications to credit unions
  • Jan. 18, 2019: Deadline to submit completed scholarship applications to the New York Credit Union Association
  • Late April - Early May 2019: Your credit union will receive notification regarding 2019 winners and awards.

 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 Late April - Early May regarding our 2019 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.

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

2018 Statewide Scholarship Winners

Thanks to 82 credit unions and nine chapters, the New York Credit Union Association has awarded $25,500 in scholarships to 27 bright, hardworking young credit union members.  These students competed against more than 1,400 credit union members throughout the state and were chosen based on their outstanding academic performance, extracurricular activities, honors, community service and leadership.

Please click here for the complete listing of 2018 Statewide Scholarship winners.