Suncoast Credit Union Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$18,666

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 31

Sunday
Awarded By:

Suncoast Credit Union Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Four awards offered annually
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a high school senior at time of application.
  2. Must reside in the United States.
  3. This award is for U.S. students.
  4. Must plan to attend accredited 4-year, 2-year, trade/vocational school in the State of Florida.
  5. Must demonstrate financial need.
  6. Must be a resident of one of the following counties in Florida: Charlotte, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Highlands, or Manatee.
  7. Must have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and received the Electronic Student Aid Report (SAR).

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

Description: This scholarship is available for international and U.S. high school seniors who reside in one of the following counties in Florida: Charlotte, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Highlands, or Manatee and plan to attend a 4-year, 2-year or vocational/technical program in Florida.

Application requirements for the Suncoast Credit Union Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
Additional Information: Suncoast Credit Union, will award scholarships to graduating high school seniors who reside in one of the 17 counties served by the Credit Union. The criteria for the Suncoast Credit Union Scholarship program have been designed to give the Scholarship Selection Committee maximum flexibility in awarding the Scholarship. The Scholarship Selection Committee will recognize the individuals in the senior graduating class most deserving of an opportunity to continue their education. The recipient will be selected without regard to race, sex, color, creed, religious preference, age, national origin, disability or any other basis prohibited by law. Students who are Directors, employees, or family members of Directors or employees of Suncoast Credit Union, MEMBERS Title Company, MEMBERS Insurance Center, LLC or MEMBERS Trust Company are not eligible for this Scholarship. The decision of the Scholarship Selection Committee will be final.

Award Amount: Award amounts are as follows: One award of $10,000 per year in scholarship funds for 4 years during the pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree at a 4-year university. This award is renewable up to 4 years for recipients that maintain good standing. One award of $6,000 per year in scholarship funds for 2 years during the pursuit of an Associate in Arts (AA) degree followed by $10,000 per year for 2 years to complete a Bachelor's degree at a 4-year university. This award is renewable for up to 4 years for recipients that maintain good standing. One award of $6,000 per year in scholarship funds for 2 years during the pursuit of workforce preparation through an Associate of Science (AS) Degree or Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree. This award is renewable up to 2 years for recipients that maintain good standing. Up to $4,000 in scholarship funds to a student attending a vocational or technical program (non-renewable).  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $18,666.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 31

Applications are available online on the Suncoast Credit Union website. In addition to answering the questions in the online application, the student must copy & paste into the online application a list of extracurricular activities, details on volunteer/community service, and other achievements made in high school as well as an essay of no more than 500 words describing the student's personality, hope and dreams and why he/she needs this scholarship. The application and all supporting materials must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: Mary Tlachac
Address: 6801 E. Hillsborough Avenue MKT001 Tampa, Florida 33610

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