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

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! This year's Education First FCU scholarship recipients are: 


Beaumont United High School Justyce Redeau
Bridge City High School Kian Perry
Brookeland High School Brittany Culbert
Buna High School Angela Holmes
Burkeville High School Hailey Hicks
Chester High School Brianna Cowan
Colmesneil High School Erin Frazier
Community Christian School Alyssa Charrier
Deweyville High School Jenna Kroutter
East Chambers High School Rori Stevens
Evadale High School Madison Cole
Hamshire Fannett High School Gabrielle Augustine
Hardin Jefferson High School Reagan Freeman
High Island High School Lindsay Miracle
Jasper High School Angelica Sanchez
Kelly High School Lauren Maglalang
Kirbyville High School Jakihya Young
Kountze High School William Foster
Legacy Christian Academy Madison Smith
Little Cypress Mauriceville High School John Sulak
Lumberton High School Macy Taylor
Memorial High School Kaley Kenney
Nederland High School Evan Whitehead
Newton High School Brendon Hunter
Orangefield High School Samantha Hambley Vahsholtz
Port Neches Groves High School Shelby LeTulle
Sabine Pass High School Travis Mistry
Silsbee High School Craig Moffett
Spurger High School Logan Jordan
Texas Academy of Leadership Sara Ocnaschek
Vidor High School Caitlyn Trahan
Warren High School Tristan Largent
West Brook High School Taylor Smith
West Hardin High School Lilly Anne Robertson
West Orange Stark High School Quintin Procter
Woodville High School Alyson Tullos