2014 Scholarship Program

The Credit Union Association of New York awards scholarships in the amount of either $1,000 or $500

The Award

The Credit Union Association of New York awards scholarships in the amount of either $1,000 or $500 be paid jointly to the student and educational institution.


The applicant must be a member in good standing of a participating New York credit union who meets all of the following criteria:

• The member is a college-bound high school senior at the time of application.

• The member is attending college for the first time in the fall of 2014.

• The member will be enrolled in either a two- or four-year accredited educational institution.

• The member agrees to use any scholarship funds awarded by January 31, 2015, at an accredited educational institution only.


Note: You must be a member of a participating New York credit union to apply for a college scholarship through this program. If you are not currently a member, please call State CS Employees FCU at (315)785-2400/(315)785-2470 or visit us on the web at statecs.org to learn how to join.

Complete the attached scholarship application form.  Please type or print clearly, and use only the space provided on the form to answer the questions. Other than where specified on the application form, no attachments, resumes, pictures or other materials of any kind should be submitted or used to answer the questions.

You and your parent or guardian must sign the Certification and Release Authorization on the back page of the application form.

Submit your signed application directly to State CS Employees FCU by January 31, 2014, along with:

a high school transcript documenting your GPA for grades 9-11;

an SAT/PSAT/ACT transcript; and

a typed essay response.

If any portion is incomplete or not included, the application will not be considered.

Your application must be signed by a participating management-level employee at our credit union in order to verify your credit union membership.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at the phone number or web address listed above.

Winner notifications will be sent in April 2014.

Good luck and we look forward to receiving your application!

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