Scholarship Program

Scholarship Program - 2019

 

Cy-Fair FCU 2019 Scholarship Program 

 

This year Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union will be awarding a total of $11,000 in scholarships! Each scholarship is tailored to suit a specific need within our community. Applicants will be required to meet a minimum standard to be considered for the scholarship program.1

 

The Scholarships and Eligibility:

All applicants must be a high school senior graduating from a school located in Harris County, CFISD or Waller ISD, and plan to attend an accredited college, university or junior college.

  1. Cy-Fair FCU Community Scholarship (3 scholarships to award, $1500.00 each):
    Open to all graduating high school seniors in Harris County, CFISD or Waller ISD.

  2. Cy-Fair FCU Membership Scholarship ($1500.00):
    Open to graduating high school seniors in Harris County, CFISD or Waller ISD who are Cy-Fair FCU members, or family of a member.2

  3. Full-Year Lone Star College Scholarship in memory of Pattie R. Miller ($3500.00):
    Open to graduating high school seniors in Harris County, CFISD or Waller ISD planning to attend Lone Star College.3

  4. Bi-Lingual Spanish Scholarship ($1500.00):
    Open to bi-lingual (Spanish & English) graduating high school seniors in Harris County, CFISD or Waller ISD. Applicants of this scholarship are required to either be enrolled in or have completed the ESL or NAC program. Applicants must also submit their essay in both English and Spanish.

 

Guidelines:

All scholarship applicants must use the current 2019 Cy-Fair FCU Scholarship Application Online Form in order to be considered for a scholarship. The online application will require personal information, family financial information, work history, activities information, and contains an essay portion. Before beginning, please be sure you have all necessary information ready to complete this application.

An unofficial high school transcript is also required.
Please pick one up from the Registrar’s office and send it by:

Email
or
Mail to:
Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union
Attn: April Pompa, Executive Assistant
9601 Jones Road, Suite 100
Houston, Texas 77065

Do not submit reference letters, a picture, resume or bio with your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Application Review

A review committee made up of community volunteers will review the applications following the final March 9, 2019 deadline. The applicants selected to be awarded one of 6 scholarships will be notified in April.

 

Disbursement:

Scholarship proceeds shall be made payable to the educational institution for the benefit of the recipient by Cy-Fair FCU. If the recipient elects not to attend or not to continue in school, any undisbursed scholarship will be forfeited and an alternate recipient may be chosen by Cy-Fair FCU’s Scholarship committee.

 

Reward Drawing for Early Submissions:

Any complete applications submitted by February 23rd will be automatically entered into a contest drawing for a $50.00 Amazon Gift Card. Remember, we need both the online application and your unofficial high school transcript for your application to be considered complete.4

  

Best of luck to all who apply!

Scholarship Application

 


1The final deadline of completed applications is March 9th, 2019 at 11:59 PM (CT) and all transcripts must be received on or before March 9th, 2019. An independent committee composed of various community leaders will review all applications and select the winners. By submitting an application you agree to allow Cy-Fair FCU to use your image in photograph or video and written or oral statements for use in communications, promotional and educational material related to the scholarship program. The Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union scholarships are awarded without regard to age, race, religion, color, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation of the applicant.

2To qualify for the Cy-Fair FCU Membership Scholarship, the applicant must attend school in Harris County, CFISD or Waller ISD and must either have an account with Cy-Fair FCU or have a family member (Parent, Sibling, Grandparents, Aunt/Uncle, etc) who has a verifiable membership account with Cy-Fair FCU.

3The Full-Year Lone Star College Scholarship (in memory of Pattie R Miller) is estimated to cover 1 full-year of expenses at LSC (including tuition, books, and other lab fees). These funds are not guaranteed to cover a full-year and any additional expenses will be the responsibility of the applicant, not Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union.

4Contestants for the gift card drawing include any qualifying applicant whose online application has been submitted AND high school transcript has been received by February 23rd, 2019 at 11:59 PM (CT). Any applications or transcripts received after February 23rd will not be entered into the gift card drawing, but will still be considered for the scholarship program provided they meet the deadline of March 9th, 2019.

*All product and company names are trademarks™ or registered® trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them. Employees and volunteers of Cy-Fair FCU, as well as their immediate family members are not eligible for these scholarships.