Scholarships

AmeriCU is Invested in Education

$10,000 in Scholarships Available to AmeriCU Members – Apply by Feb. 1

Every year, AmeriCU is proud to award up to ten $1,000 scholarships to members who are either high school seniors or continuing college students. Scholarship recipients are chosen by a committee made up of AmeriCU members and award winners are honored at our Annual Meeting in March.

Submit your application today! The AmeriCU Scholarship deadline is February 1. You can download an application or visit one of our convenient locations to request a physical application! Please pay close attention to all application requirements and deadlines, as incomplete or late applications will be deemed ineligible.

The Scholarship Program is open to all primary members* who will be attending an accredited college, university or other institution of higher learning on a full-time basis during the next academic school year. Completed applications must be received no later than February 1.

*Employees of AmeriCU, Directors, committee members, volunteers and their families are not eligible. Winners will be notified by March 1. Anyone not notified by March 1 was not selected as a scholarship recipient this year.

New York Credit Union Association Scholarship Program

Applications must be returned to the credit union no later than January 9.

AmeriCU is excited to announce that, once again, AmeriCU members are eligible to apply for the New York Credit Union Association’s statewide scholarship program. Open to graduating seniors and continuing college students, this program is a great example of the “people helping people” philosophy of the credit union movement.

You can download an application or visit one of our convenient locations to request a physical application! Applications must be returned to AmeriCU no later than January 9. Winners will be announced in May. Click here for more information.

Please note: As these are two different scholarship programs, you must fill out both applications and send them and accompanying material separately. Please follow instructions completely. Incomplete packets will be disqualified.