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Ralph B. Canterbury Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Clearview Federal Credit Union has established a scholarship program to empower students continuing their academic journey in college or vocational school programs.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.

Applicants to the Ralph B. Canterbury Scholarship Program must:

  • Be a current member of Clearview Federal Credit Union in good standing as of the application deadline date
  • Be high school seniors or graduates or current college undergraduates or graduates
  • Plan to enroll or are currently enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)

Applicants may not be a previous winner of the Ralph B. Canterbury Scholarship; an employee or immediate family member* of a member of the Clearview Board of Directors, Supervisory Committee, or an immediate family member* of an employee.

*The definition of immediate family members is as follows: children, spouses or significant others, siblings, parents, nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, first cousins, grandchildren, and in-laws (father, mother, sister, brother). It also includes spouses or significant others of all the aforementioned individuals, as well as step relations of all the aforementioned family members.


If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,500 award. Up to 10 awards will be granted.

Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study.


All applicants will be notified in May.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Clearview Federal Credit Union. Payment is made in early August.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • A statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation
  • An essay sharing your insights on the credit union of the future. (1,000 characters maximum, ~250 words)

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Clearview Federal Credit Union play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 6, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

Clearview Federal Credit Union has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!

Please make sure to add as well as the program email address provided below in the footer as safe senders in your email contact list.