9th Annual Scholarship Competition

Awarding $50,000 in Scholarships

At South Carolina Federal Credit Union, we're proud of more than 80 years of giving back to our community. This is our chance to offer a total of $50,000 in scholarships to hardworking students like you.

Apply before February 21, 2019

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is awarding a total of $50,000 in scholarships to twelve deserving students in the following increments:


Traditional College/  
University amount

  Specialized/Technical College/ 
University amount

1st Place $10,000 $5,000
2nd Place $8,000 $4,000
3rd Place $5,000 $3,000
  Honorable Mention   $2,500 $2,500
Honorable Mention $2,500 $2,500
Honorable Mention $2,500 $2,500

Scholarship instructions:

Review the 2019 scholarship requirements here.

Write an essay (500 words or less) on how your education and experience will enable you to work with others to "do more together."

Prepare the following items:

  1. Contact information for a reference (teacher or counselor at your current school) – first name, last name, and email address.
    • The form is contained within the scholarship application and will ask the applicant to provide the contact information for a recommender. The recommender will then go into the system and evaluate the applicant.
    • The recommender's evaluation and comments will remain confidential, and will not be shared with the applicant.
  2. A transcript from your current school
  3. A recent photo of yourself to be used on scfederal.org 

Don’t wait—deadline for applications is February 21, 2019. Winners will be announced April 2019.

Questions? E-mail scholarship@scfederal.org.

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View past scholarship winners by clicking on the links below.