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Scholarship Program

  • Photo/Video/Essay winners
  • $12,000 awarded
  • Annual program

Just one of the many benefits of being a member of the credit union.

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Foundation Announces 2020 $12,000 Credit Union Scholarship Program

Are you headed off to college or trade school in 2020? Lafayette Federal is pleased to announce a college scholarship opportunity to make it easier for you to meet tuition costs.

The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program for 2019 is underway now! College-bound members are eligible to apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships, one $1,000 video-based scholarship, and/or one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. And, yes, you may apply in all three categories!

Deadline for applications is March 31, 2020. Scholarship winners will be announced in May 2020 on the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC’s scholarship website: cufound.org/scholarshipOpens in New Window.

This year’s essay topic is:

"It’s ten years in the future – the year 2030. Describe your vision of how you will manage your personal finances then. Include how you will pay for things, save, and borrow. Imagine how your credit union will help make that vision a reality."

This year’s essay video topic is:

"It’s ten years in the future – the year 2030. Create a 60-second video showing how you will manage your personal finances with your credit union as your financial services partner."

This year’s photo theme is:


Any member of Lafayette Federal who is entering their freshmen through senior year of college or trade school may apply.

Applications are accepted online at: cufound.org/scholarshipOpens in New Window

Lafayette Federal, the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC, and its generous supporters cooperate to make this scholarship program possible.

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