NorthCountry Federal Credit Union Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 12

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to 15 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  3. Must be a resident of Vermont.
  4. Must be a high school senior who will earn a diploma or GED by the start of the upcoming school year.
  5. Must enroll in an undergraduate program on a half-time (six credits per term) or higher basis.
  6. Must reside or attend high school in Addison, Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, or Washington counties in Vermont.
  7. Must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  8. Must demonstrate community involvement/service.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to high school seniors who reside or attend high school in selected northern Vermont counties and have overcome a significant challenge or hardship. Applications must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and demonstrate community involvement/service.

Application requirements for the NorthCountry Federal Credit Union Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: NorthCountry Federal Credit Union wishes to recognize northern Vermont students who are pursuing higher education, who reflect the credit union philosophy of people helping people, and who have demonstrated a commitment to learning and to giving back to the community. Applicants must attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding, and must have overcome a significant challenge or hardship. Selection is based on application documents and academic achievement. There are approximately 280 applicants for this award each year.

Award Amount: Up to $2,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, February 12

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, February 12

Applications are available from the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) website. Applications may be completed either online or in paper form beginning on November 1. Please note: The student is only required to submit one application for all scholarships for which he/she wishes to apply. In addition, if a particular document is required for more than one scholarship, the student need only submit one copy of that document. To apply, the student must complete and submit the VSAC Unified Scholarship Application and submit the following materials: a letter of recommendation; an essay; and official transcripts. NOTE: Required additional materials MUST conform to the detailed instructions in the VSAC Scholarships Booklet. The student is highly encouraged to review the booklet thoroughly when assembling materials. Electronic applications and any digital versions of supplemental materials must be submitted by midnight on the deadline date. Paper applications or any supplemental materials in paper form must be postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: -
Address: 10 E. Allen St. P.O. Box 2000 Winooski, Vermont 05404

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