College Scholarship Program

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Program Information

Saratoga's Credit Union offers college-bound high school seniors the opportunity to compete for statewide college scholarships through the New York Credit Union Association's Scholarship Program. Scholarships awarded may range from $500 to $1,500 and may be used at a two or four-year accredited educational institution.


Application Guidelines

Important Dates:

January 7, 2023:  Deadline to submit applications
May 2023:  Winners Announced

Submission Instructions:

1. Application
The applicant must save and complete the 2023 Scholarship Application.  Please download and save the application before you complete the form.

2. Verification Code
Obtain a Verification Code from Saratoga's Credit Union to verify eligibility by either calling 518.583.2323 or visit one of our branches located at 23 Division Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 or 444 Geyser Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

3. Parent/Guardian Authorization
The applicant and his/her parent or guardian must complete the Certification and Release Authorization on the last page of the application.

4. Document Preparation
Please save the following as three separate files (PDFs, Jpegs, or Word Documents):

  • Scholarship Application
  • High School Transcript
  • Essay

5. Submit the Application

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Please fill out your name and email address for both the Nominee and Nominated By sections.
Please disregard the Reasons for Nomination section.

6. Confirmation
When your application has been successfully submitted, you will see the message "Nomination successfully saved."

If you are unable to submit your application online, please bring your completed application and supporting documents to Saratoga's Credit Union and we will submit them on your behalf. 



Applicants MUST be:

  • Member of Saratoga's Credit Union (not a member, join today!)
  • College-bound high school senior at the time of application
  • Attending either a two or four-year accredited educational institution for the first time in the fall of 2023

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