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2023 Student Scholarship Contest

 Congrats to the 2023 Scholarship Contest Recipients! 

Laila Luster

Ashley VerSteeg

Nicole Whitacre

In what ways can we shape our personal financial health for the better?

For this scholarship prompt, we're asking you to reflect on the personal importance of financial health. How have you planned for your future, and what steps have you taken? Has the current economy changed the way you view financial health?

We look forward to your submission and learning more about how you view the importance of financial health. Good luck!

Eligibility Requirements

Neighborhood Credit Union will be awarding THREE $2,000 scholarships for current high school seniors and college freshmen. To be eligible, you must meet all of the following:
  • Have an account at Neighborhood Credit Union or be related to a member of the credit union.
  • Must be a high school senior or college freshman (in good standing) with at least a 2.5 GPA.
  • Must be planning to attend/attending a two-year or four-year accredited university/college or a vocational/technical school.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Entry Requirements

You must complete one (1) of the following for submission answering the prompt above to be considered:
  • Essay: Word count must be between 1,000 and 1,500 words, OR
  • Video: Record a video between 30 seconds and 2 minutes in length. Be sure to upload to YouTube and include link with your entry email.

Important Dates

  • Accepting submissions from March 1 - May 31, 2023 
  • Winners notified via email June 30, 2223
  • Winners publicly announced July 3, 2023
  • Winner Reception/Check Presentation in July - date TBA
Submissions are closed, thank you to all who applied! View the grading rubric here

How to Enter

Fill out the form no later than May 31, 2023.*


*Do not send any confidential information.