Your Future Starts Here with a County Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Now accepting applicants for the Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union Scholarship through April 18, 2022.
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 $500 for community/technical colleges to $1,500 for 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 18, 2022.
Our 2021 Scholarship Recipients
Graduating High School Seniors
1st Place – James Anderson, Valley Christian High School
2nd Place – Aaron Mackenzie, DCP El Primero High School
3rd Place – Jaryd Buendia, East Side Union High School
Community or Technical College
1st Place – Taylor Tanaka, Gavilan College
2nd Place – Mia Bajan, West Valley College
3rd Place (Tied) – Claudia Adame, DeAnza College
3rd place (Tied) – Cole Sperling, College of San Mateo
University or Four-Year College
1st Place – Alison Nguyen, San Jose State University
2nd Place – Emily Barneond, University of California, Davis
3rd Place – Mika Millan, University of California, Los Angeles
Thank you to all the 2021 County Federal Educational Scholarship applicants, and congratulations again to our 2021 Scholarship Recipients! We applaud every one of you for your hard work and accomplishments. We are excited to see what you can achieve in the future.