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Credit Human Bridge for U Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Credit Human Federal Credit Union has established a scholarship program to assist members and children and grandchildren of members who are currently attending an accredited two- or four-year college, university of community college.

This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants of the Credit Human Bridge for U Scholarship Program must be:

  • A member of Credit Human in good standing and have been a member
    for a minimum of one year as of the application deadline date.
    OR
  • A child or grandchild of a Credit Human member.
  • A current college undergraduate with at least one semester (minimum 12 credit hours per
    semester) completed within the last calendar year (Spring 2019 or Fall 2019 term) and a GPA of
    2.8 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Enrolled in a full-time (minimum 12 credit hours per semester) course of study at an accredited
    two- or four-year college, university or community college for the entire 2020-2021 academic
    year and leading to an associate or bachelor degree.

Students currently in their senior year of high school and students attending trade, technical or vocational-technical schools, independent programs and/or internship opportunities are not eligible to apply.

Recipients who do not belong to Credit Human will be required to become members at the time of award acceptance.

Children of Credit Human employees are eligible to apply.

Award Information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award.
  • Up to seven (7) awards will be granted.
  • Awards are one-time only and not renewable. Past recipients are not eligible to apply again.

Awards are for undergraduate study only

Notification

Applicants will be notified in May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Credit Human. Payments are made in equal installments in early August and mid-December.

Obligations

Recipients are required to become members of Credit Human at the time of award acceptance.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Honors
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career and educational goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • Essay*
  • An outside appraisal

Financial need as calculated by Scholarship America must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Credit Human play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

*Essay Topic

Among Credit Human’s values are accountability, collaboration, diversity and stewardship. Choose one of these values which you embody and describe a time when it best typified you.

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

  • Current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, and term in which each course was taken

Also, as part of your application, one online recommendation must be completed on your behalf by 3:00 p.m. CT on May 20, 2020.

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

Credit Human has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!