Scholarships

Scholarships

To help members pursue additional education, we offer scholarships to both graduating high school seniors and undergraduate college students.

High School Scholarship

There’s more to being a Voyage FCU member—especially if you plan to graduate high school in the near future. Our scholarship program aims to give a budgetary boost to our graduating members for use toward college tuition and fees.

We offer two (2) scholarships to current year graduating high school students. These scholarships are $500 each.

  • 2017 - 2018 scholarship deadline is Friday, April 14th.
  • Applications are available at all credit union branches and on our website from January through April.
  • Scholarships are awarded to recipients in May.

The Details

There are two $500 awards available for use by full-time students enrolled in an accredited college, university, trade or technical school for the 2017-18 school year.

Who Can Apply

All applicants must:

• Be a graduating high school senior

• Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA

• Be a primary Voyage FCU member in good standing

• Not be a Voyage FCU employee, director or committee member or an immediate family member of one

How to Apply

In your mailed submission, only include:

• A one-page written essay or video essay—your choice—describing an activity or organization in which you’re involved and why it’s important to you (guidelines below)

• A letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or community leader who is not related to you

• A completed, signed scholarship application form

Please also request a high school transcript be mailed to Voyage FCU in a sealed, stamped envelope.

To apply download the application HERE.

Questions?

Contact us at 605.338.2533 or 800.370.9555.

Thomas Wolff Memorial Scholarship
The Thomas Wolff Memorial Scholarship is given in memory of Voyage FCU board member Thomas Wolff to be used toward higher education expenses.

The Details

There is one $500 award available for use by full-time, adult students enrolled in an accredited U.S. college, university or technical school for the 2017-18 school year.

  • 2017 - 2018 scholarship deadline is Friday, April 14th.
  • Applications are available at all credit union branches and on our website.
  • Scholarships are awarded to recipients in May at our annual meeting.

Who Can Apply

All applicants must:

• Be 18 years or older

• Be a Voyage FCU member in good standing for at least a year

• Not be a Voyage FCU employee, director or volunteer or an immediate family member of one

• Not be a previous scholarship winner

How to Apply

In your mailed submission, only include:

• A completed, signed scholarship application form

• A one-page written essay or video essay—your choice—describing an activity or organization in which you’re involved and why it’s important to you (guidelines below)

• Copies of certificates, awards or lists of achievements, community and extracurricular activities, work experience and church functions (optional)

Questions?

Contact us at 605.338.2533 or 800.370.9555.

To apply download the application HERE.

Dakota's Credit Unions' High School Financial Scholarship 2017
The Credit Union Association of the Dakotas will award ten (10) $500 scholarships for applicants that exemplify the credit union philosophy of "people helping people" through volunteering, community services, and leadership. Five scholarships will be awarded upon the successful completion of the first semester of college.

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