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2021 College Scholarship Program

Members apply for three scholarships with one application!

TCT Federal Credit Union is ready to help make the dream of higher education a reality for our young members! Scholarships may be used at a two- or four-year accredited educational institution. In 2020, the New York Credit Union Association awarded $30,000 in college scholarships, ranging from $250 to $1,750 to 48 students. In addition, TCT awarded $9,000 to nine local students. 

With just one application, college-bound members are able to easily apply for three scholarships:

  1. The Association's Statewide College Scholarship Program
  2. TCT Federal Credit Union's Scholarship; and
  3. The Capital Region Chapter Scholarship

College Scholarship Program Applicants

Important Dates:

Jan. 8, 2021: Deadline for students to submit applications
Late April - Early May 2021: Your credit union will receive notification regarding 2021 winners and awards.

Memo to Applicants: Please read for Application Instructions

Submission Instructions:

1. The applicant must complete and save the 2021 Scholarship Application

2. Obtain a Credit Union Verification Code from your credit union to verify eligibility. Not yet a TCT Member? Open an account today

3. The applicant and his/her parent or guardian must complete the Certification and Release Authorization on the last page of the application

4. Please save the following as three separate files (PDFs or Word Documents):

5. Submit the application here!

6. When your application has been successfully submitted, you will see the message "Nomination successfully saved."

If you have any trouble submitting your application, please contact Jeannie Dickinson via email at or by phone at 800-721-8288 Ext. 2126.

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“I'd like to thank TCT FCU for awarding me the scholarship back in 2013. I put the scholarship towards furthering my education at SUNY Plattsburgh where I studied TV-Video Production and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2016 with my Bachelor's degree.”

— Will L.


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