Your Future Starts Here with a County Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Now accepting applicants for the Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union Scholarship
At County Federal, we believe in the growth of our community through higher education. The County Federal Credit Union Scholarship is now accepting applications. Let us take care of some of your college fees!
Starting February 1st, County Federal will accept applications for educational scholarships. Up to twelve one-year educational scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors, and post-secondary students enrolled in an accredited university or community/technical college, full or part-time. Awards range from $750 - $1,500 for community/technical colleges and four-year colleges.
Scholarship recipients will be announced in June. Scholarships are distributed in August before the fall semester.
All participating students are required to complete an application, write an essay and attach a copy of a current high school/college transcript to the application. Scholarships will be judged on cumulative GPA (10%), community and high school involvement (20%) and an essay (70%).
The following are required of all applicants:
- Applicants must be a member of County Federal whose account is in good standing as of the application deadline date.
- Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or post-secondary student.
- Applicant must be in good standing with their high school/college, may not be on disciplinary or academic probation, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
- Applications must be submitted on or before April 17, 2023.
2022 Educational Scholarship Winners
Recipients were chosen from a highly competitive applicant pool. Submissions were judged on the following criteria: Cumulative GPA, Community and High School Involvement & activities, a Goal Statement, and an Essay Response.
2023 Educational Scholarship Winners
County Federal is proud to announce the recipients of our 2023 Educational Scholarships. This year, we are awarding $15,000 to qualified students in three categories: High School Graduates, Community/Technical College & University/Four-Year College.
Recipients were chosen from a highly competitive applicant pool. Submissions were judged on the following criteria: Cumulative GPA, Community & High School Involvement & Activities, a Goal Statement, and Essay Response.
Our 2023 Scholarship Recipients
Graduating High School Seniors
1st Place – Lisa Fung
2nd Place – Rachel Lee
3rd Place – Brian Jackson
Community or Technical College
1st Place – Auston Baker
2nd Place – Jennifer Rose Jones
3rd Place – Lydia Watson
University or Four-Year College
1st Place – Alexander Anousone Souvannavong
2nd Place – Anthony Medina-Alvarez
2nd Place – Mika Millan
3rd Place – Jocelyn Madrigal
Thank you to all the 2023 County Federal Educational Scholarship applicants, and congratulations again to our 2023 Scholarship Recipients! We applaud every one of you for your hard work and accomplishments. We are excited to see what you achieve in the future.