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Montgomery County Chapter of Credit Unions Scholarship Award

Montgomery County Chapter of Credit Unions Scholarship Award.

The Montgomery County Chapter of Credit Unions Scholarship Award is available to any participating credit union member who is a senior in high school and is accepted to attend a college, university or trade school this fall. One scholarship of $1,000.00 will be awarded. To apply for this award, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Submit the application and at least one letter of recommendation from his or her teacher or counselor and provide information about the student’s curricular and extracurricular activities.
  • The student must be a member of one of the participating credit unions in the Montgomery Chapter of Credit Unions.
  • The student will submit an essay on “What Does your Credit Union do for you to make you financially successful?” to the Montgomery County Chapter of Credit Unions’ Board of Directors. To be eligible, the student must include a confirmation that he or she belongs to a named participating credit union and outline his or her community service activities to date..
  • The student will have a senior year grade point average of 3.0 or higher. This is to be verified by the high school or by a copy of a transcript or recent report card.
  • Include a copy of a 2-year or 4-year accredited trade school, college, or university acceptance letter.


Submissions will be accepted starting Spring 2024

Submissions can be sent via mail or in person to:

Montgomery Co. Chapter of Credit Unions Education Committee
C/O Stephanie Newbert
Norristown Bell Credit Union
1407 Erbs Mill Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422

Board Members

The Board of Directors will select the winner; however, any Board members’ immediate family members will not be eligible to apply.

If you have any questions about this award, please contact the Education Committee referencing the Montgomery Co. Chapter of Credit Unions Scholarship via e-mail at

  • Vince Market, President TruMark Financial
  • Denise Davis, Vice President American Heritage FCU
  • Brian Bischof, Treasurer Affiliated Trades CU
  • Dana DeFilippis, Secretary Merck Sharp & Dohme FCU
  • Stephanie Newbert, Director Norristown Bell Credit Union
  • Liesl Stroup, Director North Penn FCU