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As a credit union founded by teachers over 70 years ago, supporting education has been and remains a pillar of our existence. Since the program began in 1999, Education First has awarded a total of $675,000 in scholarships to high school seniors. We are proud to award a $2,500 scholarship to ten (10) deserving high school seniors within our field of membership. 

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Education First scholarship applicants will meet the following criteria: 

  • Be a current member of Education First Federal Credit Union
  • Attend a high school within our six-county field of membership
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.25
  • Complete a series of designated financial literacy modules 
  • Submit the required essay
  • Submit two (2) letters of recommendation  

Interested in applying? Details for the 2025 Scholarship Program will be released in January, 2025!

Congratulations to our 2024 scholarship recipients!
Addison Woolley Bridge City High School
Elizabeth Bunch Bridge City High School
Madison Bundick Hamshire-Fannett High School
Hallie Westfall Hardin-Jefferson High School
Emily Walters Orangefield High School
Grayson King Silsbee High School
Rebecca Norwood Warren High School
Bryston Collins West Brook High School
Kaydi Daigre West Brook High School
Madelyn Ratcliff West Brook High School

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