Scholarship opportunities available for high school seniors and continuing education students!


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Community 1st Credit Union has established a scholarship program to assist active members who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

Please check back soon as the Community 1st Credit Union Scholarship applications will be available in just a few weeks!  Last year C1st gave away $42,000 in scholarships.

Available Scholarship Opportunities:

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Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship

The Iowa Credit Union Foundation's (ICUF) 2021 Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship application is now open to Iowa credit union members who are high school seniors or post-secondary students. Apply here today

  • High School Scholarship - Designated for high school seniors planning to enter college in 2021.
  • Post-High School Scholarship - Designated for individuals entering or attending an accredited undergraduate, graduate or vocational program in 2021.

Essays must be original work of the applicant and it limited to 500 words:
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on personal health and financial well-being for many in our community. Thousands of Iowans have lost jobs or experienced reduced work hours, highlighting the critical need for access to emergency savings. Please share strategies that encourage or incent savings and how your credit union can assist. Consider sharing personal examples in this essay.

The deadline for applications is February 5th, 2021.  Winners will be notified in April 2021 and the results will be posted to the Iowa Credit Union Foundation Website.