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Har-co & MD/DC Credit Union Scholarship Overview

The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program for 2023 is now accepting applications.

College-bound members are eligible to apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships; one $1,000 video-based scholarship; and one $1,000 photo-based scholarship.  And, yes, you may apply in all three categories! Har-co Credit Union, the Credit Union Foundation MD/DC, and its generous supporters cooperate to make this scholarship program possible.

This year’s essay topic:
“In life, things can happen fast.  “More than two-thirds of people in America are not financially healthy. How would you define financial health? Describe how your credit union has helped you understand how to manage your money.”

This year’s video topic:
“To be financially literate, or financially healthy, is to know how to manage your money. Show one lesson you’ve learned from your credit union about managing your money.”

This year’s photo theme is:
Capture an original photograph that represents the credit union core value of “Cooperation”

Who is eligible?

Any member entering their freshman through senior year of college or trade school may apply.

How to apply

This scholarship is managed and awarded by The CU Foundation of MD & DC