Educators Credit Union has established a scholarship for high school seniors who will be continuing their higher education. This one-time scholarship will be paid directly to the accredited school.
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 to the Educators Credit Union Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:
*Students participating in a home-based educational program, privately operated correspondence or virtual school must reside in the qualifying counties listed above. Applicants attending these programs must also provide proof of enrollment with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (form PI-1206) for the 2020-2021 school year, ACT or SAT scores, and any records relating to curriculum and academic progress.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,000 award. Up to thirty-five (35) awards will be granted.
Awards are one-time and are for undergraduate study only.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of demonstrated core values, unique personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Educators Credit Union play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified in April.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Educators Credit Union. Payment is made in August.
Recipients will be required to complete the following before awards are disbursed:
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 2, 2021 3:00 pm.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.