scholarship iconYour child’s future is important to us.  In keeping the credit union value of “People Helping People”, MCCU offers $7,000 in scholarships to local undergraduate, graduate and vocational/technical school students who stand out in the classroom and stand up in their communities.


  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Parents/Guardian/Grandparent or student must be a member of Members Choice Credit Union member in good standing by March 16, 2018 at 5 p.m.
  • Be enrolled at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school


  • Complete the application and essay
  • Essay requirements: What are your career goals and how do you plan to achieve them? What has influenced your career decisions? *This will be a point of emphasis in the scoring.
  • Attach an official copy of your high school transcript including either a raised seal or the signature of a school administrator.
  • Attach two letters of recommendation, one from a school administrator or teacher and one from a community or church leader or other non-family member. Only two letters will be considered.
  • Attach a list of Honors and Awards, Community/Work Activities and Paid Work Activities.
  • Attach or email to one photo to be used for publication if selected as a scholarship recipient.  *Photos will not be attached to application during scoring process.  This is strictly used for publication purposes after recipients have been awarded.
  • Mail, email, or hand deliver the completed application with attachments to: Members Choice Credit Union, Attention: Tiffany Black, P.O. Box 1468, Ashland, Ky. 41105. Email to
  • Applications must be received at MCCU by 5:00 P.M. EST on Friday, March 16, 2018.
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Submit all materials by 5 p.m., March 16.  Late submissions will not be accepted under any circumstances.

Essays may be submitted in the form of a 500-word essay.

The 2018 scholarship application will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, January 2.



Scholarships are awarded as such:

 $1,000          7 scholarships*

*$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to seven student members with the highest overall application score that are members of the credit union.  A payment of $500 will be paid to the institution at the beginning of each semester/quarter during the first year of higher education.
*Members Choice Credit Union staff, board members, volunteers, and their family members are not eligible to receive this MCCU scholarship.
**MCCU Family refers to spouses, children and grandchildren of MCCU employees and board of directors past and present.


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