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Important Dates:

Jan. 7, 2022: Deadline for students to submit applications
Late April - Early May 2022: Your credit union will receive notification regarding 2022 winners and awards.

Submission Instructions:

1. The applicant must save and complete the pdf 2022 Scholarship Application (781 KB) Please download and save the application before you complete the form.  Please be sure to save the application once again after you have completed it.

2. Obtain a Credit Union Verification Code from your credit union to verify eligibility.

3. The applicant and their parent or guardian must complete the Certification and Release Authorization on the last page of the application.

4. Please save the following as three separate files (PDFs or Word Documents):

  • Scholarship Application
  • High School Transcript
  • Essay

5. Select your credit union below to submit your application:

Academic FCU      Erie County ECU    Kenmore NY Teachers FCU       Oswego County FCU    SUNY Fredonia FCU 
AmeriCU Credit Union    Family First of NY FCU   Local 804 FCU    Palisades FCU   Sweet Home FCU
Amherst FCU   Finger Lakes FCU      Lockport Schools FCU       People's Alliance FCU       Syracuse Fire Department EFCU  
ATT-WYO Correctional EFCU   First Heritage FCU   Meridia Community FCU    Polish & Slavic FCU   TCT FCU
Bethpage FCU   First Source FCU   Mid-Hudson Valley FCU   Qside FCU    Teachers FCU  
Buffalo Metropolitan FCU   GHS FCU   Mohawk Valley FCU   Reliant Community FCU   The Summit FCU
Buffalo Police FCU   GPO FCU   MONEY FCU   Rockland Employees FCU    TrailNorth FCU
Buffalo Service CU   Great Erie FCU    Nassau Financial FCU   Rome Teachers FCU   Triboro Postal FCU
Cooperative Federal CU (Syracuse)    Greater Chautauqua FCU   Neighborhood Trust FCU   Saratoga's Community FCU    UHS Employees FCU
CORE FCU   Greater Niagara FCU    Niagara Regional FCU    SEFCU   Ukrainian FCU
Cornerstone Community FCU   Heritage Financial CU   Niagara's Choice FCU    Sidney FCU    Utica District Telephone EFCU  
Educational & Governmental EFCU   Hudson Valley CU   O & R Utilities EFCU   Sisters Hospital EFCU    Utica Gas & Electric EFCU
Empower FCU   Inner Lakes FCU   Olean Area FCU    State CS Employees FCU     Western New York FCU  
Encompass Niagara FCU   IRS Buffalo FCU    Ontario Shores FCU   SUMA (Yonkers) FCU    


**Please note: If you are submitting an application through more than one credit union, you will need to complete the process for each individual credit union.**

  • You must complete all of the required information and upload all of the required documents BEFORE clicking save.  Once you click save, you will not be able to go back and add or edit your submission.
  • Please fill out your name and email address for both the Nominee and Nominated By sections. 
  • Please disregard the Reasons for Nomination section.

Do not upload a link!  You must upload your documents as pdf, word documents or jpgs. Google docs will not be accepted.

Please save your documents as follows:

  • Last Name, First Name Application
  • Last Name, First Name Transcript
  • Last Name, First Name Essay

6. When your application has been successfully submitted, you will see the message "Nomination successfully saved."

If you have any trouble submitting your application, please contact Heather D'Arcy via email at or by phone at  (800) 342-9835 ext. 8127.