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The application program will be available again in March, 2020. Please return then to view the updated Eligibility and Awards for the upcoming academic year! If you are an applicant who would like to discover more scholarship opportunities you might qualify for, please continue to the Scholarship America Hub and sign up!

 

Metro Credit Union Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Metro Credit Union has established a scholarship program to assist members and children of members who plan to continue their education in 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 Metro Credit Union Scholarship Program award must:

  • Be a college-bound high school senior at the time of application
  • Be a Metro Credit Union member, or their dependent* child; Metro member must have a minimum of six (6) months membership with Metro as of the application deadline date (above)
  • Plan to enroll for the first time in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university for the entire 2019-2020 academic year
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)

*Dependent children are children who qualify as federal tax exemptions to the member.

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive:

  • An award in the amount of $1,000.
  • Up to 13 awards will be granted.
  • Awards are one time only. Past recipients may not reapply.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • academic record
  • demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • work experience
  • statement of goals and aspirations
  • unusual personal or family circumstances
  • an online recommendation

Financial need will be considered. Recipients must show need.

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

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 Metro Credit Union. Awards will be paid in one installment in early August.

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

  • A 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
  • Optional: Supplemental Financial Data Form, if applicable. This form is needed only if parents cannot submit data jointly on the electronic application. The parent who is NOT Metro Credit Union member should complete this supplemental form.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.

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

Metro Credit Union has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be redirected to the Scholarship America Hub for more information and to apply.