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The 2024 scholarship application process is now closed. Winners will be announced in July.

Fort Financial believes in investing in their communities and members. Development and education is an important way we move forward together. Our scholarship fund is designed to benefit a member in good standing who is passionately pursuing their development and educational growth.

Who is eligible?

What type of things are considered in the selection process?

The Scholarship Committee looks for an overall level of high achievement in the areas of academics and community involvement. In addition, the committee will consider other aspects including evidence of high quality character, initiative, integrity, concern for others, and financial need.

How do I apply?

If you are a member in good standing of Fort Financial Credit Union, you may apply. You can access the application packet here.

Completed application packets can be submitted in the following ways:

Ensure all requested documents and the full application is returned. Incomplete packets will not be considered for an award.

The following is required for a “Completed Application Packet”:

  1. Completed cover sheet and completed application
  2. Financial Statement located on page 7-8 of Scholarship Application
  3. Grade transcript including GPA (for high school and/or recent college semester)
  4. 2 letters of recommendation
  5. Letter of Acceptance from college/university, or proof of current attendance (recent transcript, university email, other)

Download the application packet

When is the application deadline?

Completed applications and supporting materials are due no later than June 14 for scholarship consideration.

When will the scholarship recipients be announced?

The scholarship committee reviews all application packets and selects the scholarship recipient(s). Awards will be announced mid-July.

All applicants – whether they are selected for an award or not – will be notified of their status.

Read about the 2023 winners