College Scholarship Program

2019 - 2020 College Scholarship Application- Now Closed

We are no longer accepting applications. Applications submitted by the deadline will be judged in early spring against other submissions statewide. Please check back in May when we will announce our winners. 


Program Information

Saratoga's Credit Union offers college-bound high school seniors the opportunity to compete for statewide college scholarships throught 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.

Applications Accepted:  November to Early January each year


Applicants MUST be:

  • Member of Saratoga's 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 2020

Completing the Application

  1. Complete the scholarship application form. Please type or print clearly, and use only the space provided on the form to answer the questions. Other than where specified on the application form, no attachments, resumes, pictures or other materials of any kind should be submitted or used to answer the questions.
  2. You and your parent or guardian must sign the Certification and Release Authorization on the back page of the application form.
  3. Submit your signed application directly to your credit union by January 10, 2020, along with:
  • High School transcript documenting your GPA for grades 9-11
  • SAT/PSAT/ACT transcript
  • Typed essay response


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