scholarship iconYour child’s future is important to us.  In keeping the credit union value of “People Helping People”, MCCU offers $1,000 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
  • Student must be a member of Members Choice Credit Union member in good standing by March 29, 2019 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.
  • • Submit two (2) letters of reference from (1) any instructor/administration at your school and (2) a community or church leader with your application
  • Submit a brief biography outlining your Honors/Awards, Community/Work Activities and Paid Work Activities as a separate document and include it with your application
  • Submit an official copy of your high school transcript including either a raised seal or signature of a school administrator
  • Submit one photo to use for publication if selected as scholarship recipient – Photo must be 3000 x 2400 pixels and emailed to
  • Submit a complete application and essay with your entry via email to as one document in PDF format. Please submit to with the subject line 2019 Scholarship Application Last Name, First Name. Applications may also be mailed or hand deliver to: Members Choice Credit Union, Attention: Tiffany Black, P.O. Box 1468, Ashland, KY 41105.
  • Applications must be received by MCCU by 5:00 P.M. EST on Friday, March 29, 2019
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Submit all materials by 5 p.m., March 29.  Late submissions will not be accepted under any circumstances.

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

The 2019 scholarship application will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8.



Scholarships are awarded as such:

 $1,000          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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Congratulations to Members Choice Credit Union 2018 Scholarship Recipients

  • Victoria Virgin, the daughter of Ronald and Angelina Virgin of Ashland, KY. Virgin attends Ashland High School and will be attending Morehead State University with plans to major in nursing.

Daily Independent Press Release 2018

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