Scholarship Program


NOTICE: Scholarship Application Deadline has Passed
(Deadline was March 10, 2017).
 

A review committee made up of community volunteers will begin review of the applications over the next few weeks.  The applicants selected to be awarded one of 6 scholarships will be notified in April.

Best of luck to all who applied!

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The Scholarships:

This year, Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union will award a variety of 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

 

Eligibility:

All applicants must be a graduating high school senior from either Cy-Fair ISD or Waller ISD, and plan to attend an accredited college, junior college, or university.

  1. Cy-Fair FCU Community Scholarship ($1500.00, 3 total): Open to all qualifying applicants.
  2. Cy-Fair FCU Membership Scholarship ($1500.00): Open to applicants who are Cy-Fair FCU members, or family of a member.2
  3. Full Year Lone Star College-CyFair Scholarship In memory of Patti R Miller ($3500.00): Open to applicants planning to attend Lone Star College-CyFair.3
  4. Bi-Lingual Spanish Scholarship ($1500.00): Open to bilingual (Spanish & English) applicants. Applicants of this scholarship are required to either be enrolled in or have completed the ESL or NAC program. Applicants must also translate their essay in both English and Spanish.

 

Guidelines:

All scholarship applicants must use the current 2016-2017 Cy-Fair FCU Scholarship Application Online Form in order to be considered for a scholarship. (The application will require personal information, family financial information, work history, activities information, and an essay portion. Before beginning, please be sure you have all necessary information ready to complete this application.) Do not submit reference letters, a picture, resume or bio with your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please request an unofficial high school transcript from the Registrar’s office and drop it off at any of our lobby branch locations (Find a Branch) or mail it in separately to:

Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union

Attn: Georgette Salazar, Executive Assistant

9601 Jones Road, Suite 100

Houston, Texas 77065

 

Disbursement:

Checks shall be made payable to the recipient and the educational institution 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 the Cy-Fair FCU’s Scholarship committee.

 

Early Submission Drawing:

Any complete applications submitted by February 28th 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

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NOTICE: Scholarship Application Deadline has Passed 
(Deadline was March 10, 2017).
 

A review committee made up of community volunteers will begin review of the applications over the next few weeks.  The applicants selected to be awarded one of 6 scholarships will be notified in April.

Best of luck to all who applied!

1The final deadline of completed applications is March 10th, 2017 at 11:59 PM (CT) and all transcripts must be postmarked on or before March 10th, 2017. 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 contact you regarding promotions and campaigns. 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 either must 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.
3This scholarship is estimated to cover 1 full year of expenses at LSC-CyFair (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 include any applicant whose online application has been submitted AND high school transcript has been received by February 28th, 2017 at 11:59 PM (CT). Any applications or transcripts received after February 28th will not be entered into the contest, but will still be considered for the scholarship program provided they meet the deadline of March 10th, 2017.
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