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Scholarship & Grant Programs

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First Credit Union cares about financial literacy and higher education. Since 2007 First Credit Union has awarded nearly $20,000 in college scholarships and financial education grants through its Scholarship & Grant Programs. These programs are available exclusively to First Credit Union members.

Now Accepting Applications!

First Credit Union is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year for the College Scholarship Program and Youth Financial Education Program. Application deadline for both programs is December 31, 2015. Recipients will be selected and notified in February 2016

College Scholarship Program

Each year First Credit Union awards up to five (5) “Imagine the Possibilities” $500 College scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full-time course of study at an Arizona college, university or trade school. Application deadline is December 31st. Scholarship(s) awarded following February.

Download Scholarship Application

Youth Financial Education Grant Program

Each year First Credit Union awards up to three (3) $250 grants to Arizona educators and other community organizations to be used to promote financial literacy to youth. Application deadline is December 31st. Grant(s) awarded following February.

Download Grant Application

College Scholarship Recipients - 2014-2015

  • Jacob Anderson - Cactus H.S., Glendale
  • Nicole Donlea - Millennium H.S., Goodyear
  • Caroline Jenson - Verrado H.S., Buckeye
  • Marissa Scherff - Sunnyslope H.S., Phoenix

We congratulate and thank all of our members who applied and wish all of the scholarship recipients much luck in their pursuit of higher education.