STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Award

Vermont Federal Credit Union is offering educational scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year. Four (4) scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,000 each. Two (2) to graduating high school seniors and two (2) to those already enrolled in a college, trade school, or university or having been out of high school for more than one year.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, the applicant must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be a member of Vermont Federal
  • Applicant must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program at a college, trade school, or university (minimum 12-credit semester or full-time equivalent)*
  • Studies must begin in the Fall of 2015 or Spring of 2016 semester
  • Immediate family members of Vermont Federal employees and Board members are not eligible

Entry Requirements

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Completed Vermont Federal scholarship application - Applications must be submitted online at www.vermontfederal.org
  • Copy of academic transcript(s) for all classes taken in grades 9-12 and/or (General Education Degree). Those who have already completed college, trade school or university classes should also include those transcripts. Only official transcripts will be accepted. Records should be completed through the last grading period.
  • Copy of the letter of acceptance from the college, trade school or university. If college, trade school or university is not determined at the time the application is due, the applicant must send all potential college, trade school or university acceptance letters and notify Scholarship Coordinator as soon as the school is selected.*

*College, trade school or university of choice does not have to be a Vermont institution

Supporting materials (academic transcript(s) and letter(s) of acceptance) should be mailed to:

Scholarship Committee
Vermont Federal Credit Union
PO Box 407
Burlington, VT 05402-0407

Schedule & Selection

The application must be completed with all supporting documentation mailed to the Scholarship Committee by April 6, 2015. Any packages received after April 10, 2015, regardless of postmark, will NOT be considered. Vermont Federal Credit Union is not responsible for lost mail or delays in delivery of mail. Applications will be reviewed and finalists will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee. Winners will be notified by June 15, 2015.

Recipient will receive an award certificate and check from Vermont Federal. Each award will be made payable to the college, trade school, or university and student by August 1, 2015. Funds are to be used for tuition, room, board and/or books. The $2,000 will be returned should the student not attend school within the current academic year.

If you have any questions concerning this scholarship, please contact the Scholarship Coordinator toll-free at (888) 252-0202 or (802) 658-0225, ext. 1388.

Application

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