2023 Credit Union Foundation of MD|DC Scholarship

This Fall, will you be attending trade school or your freshman through senior year of college? Apply for a CU Foundation of MD|DC Scholarship.

Members of Maryland and DC-based credit unions (including Five Star of Maryland FCU) can apply online for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships, one $1,000 video-based scholarship, and/or one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. Apply for all three types of scholarships!

The deadline for applications is April 15, 2023; scholarship awards will be announced in June 2023.

This year’s written essay topic is: “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.”

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

2023 Five Star Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Five Star of Maryland Federal Credit Union will award a separate $1,000 scholarship to a Five Star FCU member who will attend college or trade school full-time in Fall 2023, and who has first entered the CU Foundation’s written essay contest. Submitting your written essay on the CU Foundation Scholarship website by April 15, 2023 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.

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.