Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

Transforming Dreams Into Degrees

Where academic distinction and community connections meet.

Academic Scholarships

Transforming Dreams Into Degrees

Where academic distinction and community connections meet.

Success Starts Here

Take charge of your future by applying for the opportunity to win a scholarship from 802CU. Visit a local branch, speak with your school’s guidance counselor, or download the application using the button below.

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Exclusive Scholarship Opportunities for Our Members

802 Credit Union is proud and grateful to serve communities throughout Vermont, and our scholarship program helps us give back in a big way.

Our scholarships recognize the hard work and commitment of student members who possess exceptional character and capability. We focus not just on academic achievements and financial need but also on community involvement and extracurricular activities that reflect the values of 802CU. Through our annual scholarships, we’re investing in the future leaders of Vermont and championing our belief in the power of education to transform lives.

Scholarship Details

802CU offers annual scholarships totaling $10,000 to students demonstrating remarkable promise, dedication, and merit, helping them to realize their potential.

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue higher education and are active 802CU members. Candidates must complete the application in full to be considered, which requires transcripts, a recommendation letter, and a personal essay.

Grants are made on the basis of academic excellence, extracurricular activities, community service, financial need, and completeness of the application.

Meet Our Scholars

See the many faces of the lives touched by 802CU’s scholarship program.

Hanna Gustafson

Home Schooled

Joseph Beggs

Hartford High School

Larissa Davis

Hartford High School

Madison Severance

Brattleboro Union High School

Jordan Alembert

Brattleboro Union High School

Marina Wilson

Brattleboro Union High School

Phoebe Zara Weinberg

Brattleboro Union High School

Emma Snyder

Springfield High School

Raymond Plummer

Bellows Falls High School

Hannah Greenwood

Leland & Gray

Amanda Rodriguez Mora

Brattleboro Union High School

Clara Zacchini

Brattleboro Union High School

Kaleb Swett

Windsor High School

Hannah Lane

Brattleboro Union High School

Elizabeth Dobrich

Hartford High School

Beth Davis

Hartford High School

Emily Wright

Hartford High School

Emily Chamberlin

Springfield High School

Stephanie Ager

Bellows Falls High School

Not a Member of 802CU Yet?

802CU is a member-owned and -managed cooperative.

What does that mean? Each person on our team is a member of our Credit Union and has the singular goal of providing high-quality, rewarding financial services and products to our community. We aren’t in it for profits. We’re in it for good.

Ready to become a member? Joining is easy! Simply open a Membership Savings account with as little as $5 to benefit from sustainable checking, borrowing, and saving options and other services that help our members’ money grow faster and go further:

  • Competitive products
  • Member-driven leadership
  • Easy membership requirements

Become a Member

Not a Member of 802CU Yet?

802CU is a member-owned and -managed cooperative.

What does that mean? Each person on our team is a member of our Credit Union and has the singular goal of providing high-quality, rewarding financial services and products to our community. We aren’t in it for profits. We’re in it for good.

Ready to become a member? Joining is easy! Simply open a Membership Savings account with as little as $5 to benefit from sustainable checking, borrowing, and saving options and other services that help our members’ money grow faster and go further:

  • Competitive products
  • Member-driven leadership
  • Easy membership requirements

Become a Member

How Else Can We Help?

Wherever you’re headed, our financial solutions can help you get there.

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