GOOD LUCK to the graduating seniors who submitted their 2024 Scholarship Application!

Our Scholarship Committee will reach out to you in May with results.


2024 Scholarship


Scholarship Packets are available online and in our offices from November - beginning of January... 1 application enters you into 3 programs!



Program Details - Must be a GCFCU Member

This exlusive Scholarship Program is open to all graduating high school seniors who are Members of Greater Chautauqua where we welcome ALL who call Chautauqua County "HOME"!

If you or a family member will be graduating from high school this year, then belonging to Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union has even more advantages! We offer our own scholarship awards and participate in the New York Credit Union Association Scholarship Program, both at a state and local chapter level. Applications are available in our offices every November!

Helpful Tips:

  • 2 ways to submit your Application
    • IN OFFICE: Bring your Scholarship Application, High School Transcript,and Essay into GCFCU no later than January 3 and a GCFCU staff member will upload your materials for you.
    • UPLOAD: Upload your Scholarship Application, High School Transcript and Essay documents as three separate files (pdf, Word, jpg only; Google Docs will not be accepted) no later than January 5, by clicking here
  • The essay is a large portion of the overall grade. We emphasize the importance of citing all references. Any plagiarism will result in disqualification.
    • You are allowed to have a parent or teacher assist you in proofreading your essay.
  • Ties are broken by time of application submission online so don’t wait!!
  • Nominee and Nominated By Fields while submitting: Enter your name and email address in both required fields, leaving the reason for nomination blank.

Note: You must obtain a verification code from GCFCU in order to verify eligibility and submit your application online.