Scholarship Application

Scholarship Details

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to 4 graduating high school seniors. All submissions must be uploaded by 5:00pm March 15, 2021. Submissions that are incomplete, not in accordance with the directions, or not in Commonwealth Credit Union’s possession by the above-mentioned date will not be eligible.


Video Submission Requirements
Upload an Unlisted Video of yourself (5 minutes long maximum) to YouTube where you address each of the following:

  • 1. How are you Bettering Lives in your community?     
  • 2. How can CCU Better Lives of college students?           
  • 3. How will your education help you better lives in the future?    
  • 4. What are you looking for from your banking experience?
  • 5. Creativity and Passion.  

Eligibility
To be eligible to apply for the Commonwealth Credit Union Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be the primary account holder on your Commonwealth Credit Union membership on or before March 15, 2021.
  • You must be a graduating high school senior. All scholarship recipients must be attending a university, college, secondary education, or trade school resulting in certification or license full time in the fall of 2021.
  • Award recipients must be able to provide verification of acceptance/enrollment in a university, college, secondary education, or trade school.
  • Scholarship winners must agree to attend a minimum of one (1) presentation ceremonies.
  • Commonwealth Credit Union Scholarships are nontransferable and distributed as a one-time payment.
  • Commonwealth Credit Union associates, their immediate family members (children or siblings), and official family are not eligible.
  • If selected, you will need to provide your official high school transcript.

Selection Criteria
This is the breakdown of points for the above requirements.

1. How are you Bettering Lives in your community? (Max 10 Points)    
2. How can CCU Better Lives of college students? (Max 10 Points)           
3. How will your education help you better lives in the future? (Max 10 Points)    
4. What are you looking for from your banking experience? (Max 10 Points)
5. Creativity and Passion (Max 10 Points)       



Selection will be made without regard to the applicant’s race, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin or disability.
Scholarship Judging Committee is selected by Commonwealth Credit Union and is comprised of professionals working in the field of technology, marketing, or education.
Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.