Silver State Credit Union Scholarship

How to apply:

We recognize outstanding Nevada students each year for their academic achievements and community involvement with a $2,000 SCHOLARSHIP.*

The entire application packet MUST BE received by the Credit Union via email (marketing@silverstatecu.com) by 11:59 pm PST on Friday, March 19th, 2021. Incomplete applications and late submissions will be disqualified.

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Scholarship Criteria
Scholarship Application

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Please contact the SSSCU Marketing Department with any questions, marketing@silverstatecu.com.

Applicants MUST BE SSSCU members and applications MUST BE received by the Credit Union via email by 11:59 pm on Friday, March 19th, 2021. The selections will be announced by the Scholarship Committee and awarded at the 2021 SSSCU Annual Membership Meeting, to be held virtually, at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

Selection will be based upon the criteria set out below. $2,000 scholarships are awarded each year. The scholarships are named as follows: Arlene Parkinson, Bart Roche, Leonard Petoske, William Moore, Terry Mannion, Harold McKay, Andrew Hunter, Joyce Woodhouse, People Over Profit (POP) Foundation, and only for 2021, the 70th Anniversary Scholarship — all are renewable for up to four years. The following documents must be completed and submitted with the application:

Questions

  • Application form with Credit Union association documented (member account number)
  • SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Copy of the student’s transcript
  • Recommendation letter from a teacher
  • Recommendation letter from a community member or employer
  • Recommendation letter from a high school counselor

Click below to download the scholarship application.

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Click below to download the scholarship criteria.

*Scholarships are paid out in $2,000 increments for a max scholarship award up to $8,000. The scholarships are renewable upon receipt of transcripts showing a maintained college grade point average of 3.0. Recipients are responsible for submitting documents to process scholarship renewals and have six years from award date to claim scholarships. Our scholarship program is designed for Silver State Schools Credit Union members, graduating from an accredited High School within the State of Nevada.

Our scholarship program is designed for members graduating from an accredited High School within the State of Nevada.

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