Deadline to submit application for our 2019 C1st Scholarships has ended. Please check back next year!

Community 1st Credit Union has established a scholarship program to assist active members who are current high school seniors and plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.  In 2019, a total of 19 scholarships (totaling $42,000) will be awarded.  

This program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarships, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.

Required Documents
All scholarship applications must be completed online through Scholarship America.  As part of your application, you must also upload the following documents:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
  • A completed Applicant Appraisal Form (click to view and print the form).

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through Scholarship America. 


  • One (1) $4,000 award will be given to the most qualified applicant who is a first generation student.
  • One (1) $4,000 will be given to the most qualified applicant who is the child of a Community 1st Credit Union employee.
  • Seventeen (17) awards of $2,000 each will be given to the remaining, most qualified applicants. 


  • Must be a current, active member of Community 1st Credit Union.
  • Must be a current high school senior.
  • Must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

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