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Scholarship Program

Scholarship Program

As in previous years the Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union is offering scholarship programs to its young and ambitious members for their college education. The program consists of the following parts:

Scholarship Program for College-Bound High School Students

Scholarship Program for the college bound high school seniors

Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union is participating in the New York Credit Union Association’s scholarship program, which offers college-bound high school seniors the opportunity to compete for statewide college scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded up to $2,500 and may be used at a two- or four-year accredited educational institution.

Eligibility criteria*

  • Member of Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union
  • college-bound high school senior at the time of application; and
  • attending either a two- or four-year accredited educational institution for the first time in the fall of 2023.
  • Submit the application with supporting documents (a high school transcript documenting your GPA for grades 9-11, ACT/PSAT/SAT transcript and required essay) through the NYCUA website

Scholarship application

The link to the NYCUA website will be available when the program opens

Program start date

Program will start at the beginning of November.

Program results

In early spring, applications will be judged against other submissions statewide. Winners will be announced in late May.

Additional information

For more information about this scholarship program, contact Marketing Department by calling 973-808-3240, ex. 6133 or emailing scholarships@psfcu.net.

*Eligibility criteria are subject to change

Scholarship Program for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Scholarship Program for college students

The PSFCU Scholarship Program for college students constitutes a part of the overall PSFCU Scholarship Program. It is an autonomous PSFCU program geared towards both undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarship candidates must be PSFCU members and primary account holders at our Credit Union. They will be assessed by the Scholarship Committee, consisting of college teachers, based on their study results, extracurricular activities, and active involvement in Polish community organizations. Participation conditions, application forms and instructions are available below.

Eligibility criteria*

  • all applicants must be primary PSFCU members for at least one year
  • have the required GPA
  • Freshmen students (undergraduate) are not eligible
  • apply online and submit all required documents

Scholarship application

Scholarship application will be available when the program opens.
 

Program start date

Program will begin in the middle of January.
 

Program results

Winners will be announced in late May.
 

Additional information

PSFCU Scholarship may be obtained once at each stage of studies, e.g. one as an undergraduate and one as a graduate.

For more information, please send an e-mail to scholarships@psfcu.net or call PSFCU Marketing Department at 973-808-3240, ex. 6133.

*Eligibility criteria are subject to change

 

PSFCU Scholarship Under the Patronage of the President of Poland

PSFCU Scholarship under the patronage of the President of Poland

The program is organized in a partnership with the Office of the President of the Republic of Poland. This scholarship involves a short summer internship in Poland under the patronage of the President of Poland. The internship will be a combination of political, economic and cultural exchange as well as sightseeing. It includes visits to leading Polish and multinational firms located in Poland and meetings with Polish government officials and business leaders.

PSFCU will cover all costs of transportation to and health insurance in Poland for all recipients, up to an agreed amount. The cost of all accommodations and activities while in Poland will be included as part of the scholarship under the patronage of the President of Poland.

Program eligibility criteria, open date and other requirements will be provided at later time.

For more information about this scholarship program, contact by calling 973-808-3240, ex. 6133 or by emailing scholarships@psfcu.net.

PSFCU Rising Star Scholarship

Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union offers the New Rising Star Scholarship

PSFCU is excited to offer another edition of the Rising Star Scholarship. Scholarship will be awarded based on an extraordinary achievement in the field of academics, sports, music, art, science, leadership, or talent, etc. on the national or international level. This scholarship is offered for current middle school, high school and college students. PSFCU will evaluate the candidate’s application based on achievement, academic success, extracurricular involvement and commitment to the Polish/Slavic community.

PLEASE NOTE! The deadline for submitting applications by students is September 30th 2022! Applications and supporting documents should be submitted online only.

Faxed, e-mailed and hand delivered (left in PSFCU branches) applications will not be considered. For more information, please send an e-mail to scholarships@psfcu.net or contact Marketing Department, at 973-808-3240, ext. 6133.

Fill out the application below.

* Required Fields

2022 PSFCU Rising Star

Personal Information

Please enter N/A if not applicable

Date of Birth:
 /   / 


Have you ever received PSFCU Scholarship?
What was your school level at the time:

Academic Information

Your Current Status as of spring semester 2022:
Your Current Status as of spring semester 2022:

List all institutions attended since high-school


List and briefly describe your academic distinctions/honors/awards (up to 10)

List your 5 most important extracurricular achievements and briefly describe them.
Date:
 /   / 

Essay

Question 1. 

1) Mandatory. Answer the following essay question (under 3000 words) on an attached sheet of paper with your name. Please describe in detail the achievement on which you have based your application, including why in your opinion you deserve to win this award.

Along with this application please submit the following:

  1. Transcripts from ALL academic institutions.  
  2. Letter of reference, with recommendation written by a professor or mentor in support of the application. Please note that recommendations from family members are not permitted. Please indicate below the names and contact numbers of the people whom you asked to write your letters.
  3. If changing schools by September 2022 send a copy of your acceptance letter from the school that you plan to enroll in.
  4. Applicants should utilize tables on the application form. Additional materials in support of the candidate, constituting proof of the achievement, should be submitted along with the application.
  5. Applicants must be PSFCU members at the time of application.     

 

IMPORTANT! Faxed, hand delivered (left in PSFCU branches) applications will not be considered.

Certification and Release Authorization

The following information must be completed for the applicant to be considered for a scholarship award.

Security Code:

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