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Money for College!
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Money for College!

If you’re a Credit Union member & a college-bound high school senior (or have a family member who is), you should know about this year’s College Scholarship Contest!

There are 3 ways to win, with ONE application:

Your application will compete against thousands of applicants from credit unions throughout NY State for:

$1,500, $1,000, & $500 Scholarship Grants!

AND… Your application will square off with the best applicants from Your own UHS Employees Federal Credit Union for the ultimate study aid to win either a:

$2,000 student loan (automatic approval), at 0%, with NO payments for 4 Years, and 3 Years to repay after that! OR… $500 scholarship grant funded by the UHS Employees Federal Credit Union Community Outreach Committee.

ONE Application Does it ALL!

Due By January 5th, 2024, at your Credit Union

Not a Member? Join today!

You must be a Credit Union Member to enter. If you’re not, come in and ask us if you (or your family member) can join! Applicant must be a H.S. senior and be attending college (2 or year degree) for the first time in fall. 2024.

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2024 Statewide College Scholarship Program 
Sample Memo to Applicants 

To: All Scholarship Applicants 
From: Melanie Seymour, Operation Specialist 
Date: November 22nd, 2023
RE: How to apply for a college scholarship 

Thank you for your interest in our scholarship program, offered in partnership with the New York Credit Union Association. Please review the following instructions carefully before completing your application. 

Note: You must be a member of a participating New York credit union to apply for a college scholarship through this program. If you are not currently a member, please call UHS Employees Federal Credit Union at 607-763-6565 to learn how to join. 

1. Complete and save the scholarship application form. Please use only the space provided on the form to answer the questions. Other than where specified on the application form, no attachments, resumes, pictures or other materials of any kind should be submitted or used to answer the questions. 

2. You and your parent or guardian must sign the Certification and Release Authorization on the back page of the application form. 

3. You must obtain a credit union verification code from your credit union in order to verify eligibility. 

4. Submit your application online at: https://www.nycua.org/more/scholarship-program/2-uncategorised/1335-college-scholarship-program-applicants by January 5, 2024 along with: 

• a high school transcript documenting your GPA for grades 9-11; and 
• an essay response. 

If any portion is incomplete or not included, the application will not be considered. 

Please save and upload the documents as three separate files (pdf, Word, jpg only; Google Docs will not be accepted): 

1. Scholarship Application 
2. High School Transcript 
3. Essay 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Melanie Seymour at 607-763-6268. Winner notifications will be sent in May 2024. Good luck and we look forward to receiving your application!