College Scholarships

$1,000 credit union scholarships available

36 seniors will be selected

A higher degree of support

Education is in our name, and we're proud to help high school seniors in our Southeast Texas communities pay for higher education. We award $36,000 in scholarship funds annually, because we understand the value of a degree.

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Put your name on our radar.

When it comes to paying college tuition, every scholarship helps. A graduating senior will be selected from each of the 36 high schools in Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton, Orange and Tyler counties to receive a $1,000 scholarship. To be eligible, make sure you meet these criteria:

  • Be in the top 25% of your class or carry a minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Plan to attend an accredited college or university with a minimum of 12 credit hours the first semester


Click here to download and print a copy of our 2021 college scholarship application.  Please note that applications are not accepted at any Education First FCU branch or office.  For the 2020-21 academic year, all applications must be turned in to the counselors office at your high school by March 31, 2021.