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Submit Your 2020 Scholarship Application
2019 Scholarship recipients from Self-Help
Self-Help Federal Credit Union (SHFCU) will establish and fund an annual scholarship for $1000 to be awarded by each credit union branch in CA, IL, and WI.
SHFCU will provide financial assistance to those who are improving their lives by furthering their education and have shown a commitment to improving their community.
Those who have been accepted to attend, or are attending any post-secondary (beyond high school) educational institution will be eligible. Eligible institutions include junior colleges, universities, colleges, technical schools, trade and vocational institutions. SHFCU employees, board and committee members and their immediate families are not eligible.
All applicants must submit a completed scholarship application by the deadline date.
The amount to be awarded is $1000 from the credit union you listed in your Scholarship Application.
About the Selection Process
A selection committee (committee) made up of at least 5 Self-Help Federal Credit Union representative will review each application. The committee will meet as soon as possible after the application deadline to review and assess all applications.
Award Selection Criteria
Distribution of Award
The scholarship will be paid directly to the recipient’s school. The funds may be used for tuition, room, board, books, or materials. A letter of acceptance or proof of enrollment from an educational institution is required. This letter may be submitted with the application or any time prior to the payment. The scholarship funds will be available for distribution effective May 18, 2020.
Please read the questions carefully before submitting your essay.
1: On a separate document, respond to the essay questions below. Limit your answer to 150 words for each short essay question.
2: Upload/submit your answers to the Self-Help Federal Credit Union Scholarship Committee by May 3, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM PDT. (Use the Submit Application button available on the top of this page)
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