2021 Credit Union Foundation of MD|DC Scholarship

This Fall, will you be entering your freshman through senior year of college or trade school, and could you use help with tuition? Apply for a CU Foundation of MD|DC Scholarship.

Members of Maryland and DC-based credit unions (including Five Star FCU) are eligible to apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships, one $1,000 video-based scholarship, and/or one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. You can even apply in all three categories!

The deadline for applications is midnight, March 31, 2021; scholarship awards will be announced in May 2021.

This year’s written essay topic is: “How do credit unions demonstrate the phrase, ‘Not For Profit, Not For Charity, But For Service?’”

For more information and to apply, visit the CU Foundation website.

2021 Five Star Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Five Star of Maryland Federal Credit Union (FSFCU) will award a separate $1,000 scholarship to a FSFCU member who will be a full-time student in college or trade school in Fall 2021, and who has first entered the CU Foundation’s written essay contest. This year, submitting your written essay on the CU Foundation Scholarship website by midnight on March 31, 2021 is the only way to be eligible for our separate Five Star Scholarship.

For more information and to apply, visit the CU Foundation website.

All Five Star Federal Credit Union written essays will be scored independently by our Scholarship Committee judges and our $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in May 2021.

Five Star Federal Credit Union Scholarship applicant must have FSFCU membership in his or her own name. Family members of FSFCU employees and volunteers are not eligible for the FSFCU Scholarship.