$2,500 Student Scholarship

The GLCU Foundation for Financial Empowerment believes in empowering our communities, members, and employees through education. That’s why we’re awarding eight $2,500 scholarships to students attending or bound for college.

Easy to Apply!

Applying has never been easier, and there’s no essay required. Simply submit a half-page application and make a video of yourself answering three provided questions. The deadline to apply is April 30, 2024.

Scholarships will be awarded to the recipients during a ceremony at Great Lakes Credit Union headquarters on Wednesday, June 5.


  • Must be planning to attend or currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution or vocational/trade school
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.50 cumulative GPA on a 4.00 scale
  • Must be a member*

Award Criteria: 

Recipients of the scholarships are chosen through a process that evaluates the following areas: video answers, academic success, community/school involvement, and work history.

*Must be a current GLCU member or open an account with a deposit of at least $1.00.


The benefits of joining GLCU

  • Free checking accounts
  • Interest-earning savings accounts
  • Online bill pay
  • Debit rewards
  • 24/7 mobile banking
  • Access to more than 5,000 free ATMs
  • Competitive rates on student loans from $2,000 - $25,000
  • And more!



Please contact with any questions.