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Scholarship Program

"People helping people"

We understand the challenges that students and their families are facing when it comes to paying for college. In an effort to help make college more affordable for our members, the credit union has made $40,000 available to help students pay for their education and we're honored to be making this investment in the students' futures.

Please note: These scholarships are available to our student members; the student applying must have been a member in good standing for one or more years prior to applying. 

Our 2017 Scholarship Program has concluded; please check here for our most recently list of award recipients. Any program and application updates will be here in February 2018 and announced at that time. 

Peter J. Kavalauskas Memorial Scholarship

One $5,000 scholarship awarded to an applicant who is dedicated to making a positive difference in the world.

The applicant must be planning to attend or currently attending a 2 year accredited community college next year.

*UPDATE*This scholarship is now open to:

  • High school seniors
  • Students currently enrolled in a 2-year program
  • Future students not currently attending school but have been accepted to a 2-year program.

Roger G. Marois Memorial Scholarship and Bart M. DallaMura Memorial Scholarships

Two $3,000 scholarships awarded to applicants who have displayed outstanding volunteerism to benefit their community.

The applicant must be a current high school student who will be attending a 2 or 4 year accredited college or technical school next year.

Northeast Credit Union General Scholarship

Eight $1,500 scholarships and twelve $1,000 scholarships awarded to applicants selected by the Northeast Credit Union scholarship committee.

The applicant must be a current high school student who will be attending a 2 or 4 year accredited college or technical school next year.

NEW! Community Champion Scholarship

Two $2,500 scholarships available for students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to their school and communities but does not hold leadership positions.  

The applicant must be a current high school student who will be attending a 2 or 4 year accredited college or technical school next year.

 

Eligibility

The student applying must have been a member in good standing of Northeast Credit Union for at least one year prior to the date of application.

Additional specific eligibility guidelines can be found on the application documents below.

Application Process

Students can apply for a scholarship by completing the following:

Download, print, and complete one of the scholarship application forms found below:

Don't forget to obtain the required transcripts, letters of recommendation, and signatures as outlined in the applications!

Return the completed application package no later than March 17th, 2017 to:

Northeast Credit Union Scholarship Committee
PO BOX 1240
Portsmouth, NH 03802-1240

If any portion of the application is incomplete or missing, the application will not be considered. 

Questions? Please contact marketing@necu.org

Presentations of scholarships will be made at the chosen students' high school awards nights during May and June.