If you are (or know) a graduating High School Senior that needs money for college:

Submit your 2023 GCFCU Scholarship Application by January 7th to compete in 3 Scholarship Programs to receive...

  • Up to $1,500 from GCFCU!
  • Up to $1,000 at the Western NY Tri-Chapter level!
  • Up to $1,000 at the New York State level!

 

All Members ages 16 - 19 will receive their Scholarship Packet in the mail by the second week of November! We also have packets available in our offices and online.

Scholarship Application


Program Details

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:

  • 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.


Submit your Application

Please save and upload the following documents as three separate files (pdf, Word, jpg only; Google Docs will not be accepted):

  1. Scholarship Application
  2. High School Transcript documenting students GPA for grades 9-11
  3. Essay

Click the link to submit:

https://www.nycua.org/more/scholarship-program/2-uncategorised/1335-college-scholarship-program-applicants

 


FROM December - February, FOR EVERY NIAGARA CANDY BAR YOU PURCHASE IN OUR OFFICES, 50% OF YOUR PURCHASE WILL BENEFIT our Scholarship Program!

$1.50 or 2 for $3

 

 


 

GCFCU 2021-2022 Scholarship Committee:

Harry Arrance         Darlene Barney         Hugh Butler          Brian Coffaro         Julie Fenton    

Rod Kolstee          Jim Kurtz          Brittney Quattrone          Amy Stroebel