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Credit Human Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Credit Human Federal Credit Union has established a scholarship program to assist members, children, grandchildren, and spouses of members who are currently attending an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or 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. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants of the Credit Human 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.
  • A child, grandchild, or spouse of a Credit Human member.
  • A current college undergraduate with at least one semester (minimum 9 credit hours per semester) completed within the last calendar year (Spring 2021 or Fall 2021 term) and a GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Enrolled with a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester in a course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or community college for the entire 2022-2023 academic year and leading to an associate or bachelor’s degree.
  • Consideration will also be given to spouses that have completed two semesters of schooling at an accredited two- or four-year college or university within the last five years and attained a grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale that wishes to re-enter the academic world.

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, grandchildren, or spouses 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 for undergraduate study only.

Awards are one-time only and not renewable. Past recipients are not eligible to apply again.


All applicants will be notified in April. 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 directly to the school in early August.


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 educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • Essay*
  • Online recommendation

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 you called that value into action.

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.

    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 18, 2022 3:00 pm CT. 

Recommenders are persons in a position of authority who knows you well and can provide information on your behalf. A recommender cannot be related to you.

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!