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TCT Scholarships 

TCT believes in the boundless potential of our young scholars and encourages all eligible students to apply.

Each year, TCT offers high school seniors the opportunity to compete for statewide college scholarships through the New York Credit Union Association’s College Scholarship Program. Scholarships may be used at a two- or four-year accredited educational institution, or vocational or trade school. In 2023, TCT awarded $10,000 in college scholarships to 10 credit union members. The funds help pay for tuition, room and board, books, and school supplies.

Who Is Eligible?

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be:

  • Members of TCT FCU
  • College-bound high school seniors at the time of application
  • Planning to attend a two- or four-year accredited educational institution, vocational, or trade school for the first time in the fall.

How to Apply

The TCT Scholarship deadline for 2024 High School Graduating Seniors has passed. 

Come early spring, applications will be judged against other submissions statewide. The lucky winners will be announced in May.

For additional information or specific queries about this scholarship program, don’t hesitate to contact Jeannie Dickinson by calling (518) 793-1958 extension 2126 or emailing jdickinson@tctfcu.org.



TCT Federal Credit Union Announces 2023 Scholarship Recipients
Authored By: TCT FCU on 5/25/2023

Ballston Spa, NY, May 26, 2023 — The TCT Federal Credit Union (TCT) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 TCT Academic Scholarships. Ten $1,000 scholarships were awarded to 10 bright, hardworking young credit union members. The recipients were among the top scorers of almost 750 applications submitted by credit unions across the state.

Each year, TCT awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are TCT members, have displayed outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements and demonstrated an awareness of the “People Helping People” credit union philosophy. Students are scored by representatives of the New York Credit Union Association, located in Albany, NY. based on their academic performance, extracurricular activities, honors, community service, leadership, and writing.

The 2023 TCT Federal Credit Union Scholarships were awarded to; Teagan Wright, Greenwich Central School, Keegan Collins, Greenwich Central School, Alayna Wian, Schuylerville Central School, Emma Townsend, Cambridge Central School, Kobe McManus, Cambridge Central School, Samantha Peters, Hudson Falls Central School, Kendra Jones, Queensbury High School, Caroline Campbell, Lake George School, Kara Bacon, Warrensburg School and Ryan Healy, Glens Falls High School (not pictured).

“We are glad to contribute to the financial education of these outstanding members,” said TCT Federal Credit Union CEO, Curt Cecala. “We wish them all the best in their future endeavors.”

Applications for 2024 TCT Scholarships will become available this fall at the credit union’s website tctfcu.org and at any of TCT’s four branches located in Ballston Spa, Cambridge, Clifton Park, and Queensbury.

About TCT Federal Credit Union: TCT Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial cooperative focused on providing its members with high-quality savings and loan services. Since 1959, TCT has assisted members and families of the tri-county teaching communities as well as employees of local businesses with their financial needs. For more information on becoming a member, please visit http://www.tctfcu.org.

For more information about the TCT Scholarship Program, contact: Jeannie Dickinson, jdickinson@tctfcu.org 



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