Apply for a Scholarship

To be eligible for this scholarship you, your parent(s) or grandparents must have been an Abri Credit Union member in good standing for 3 months prior to the date of your application.

Prior to beginning this online application, please have the following items ready to submit electronically (School transcript, two letters of recommendation and a 60-second video or essay), check the box telling us you will mail them, or print the scholarship application now to prepare your submission. Scholarship deadline is midnight on January 31, 2017.

  • * All Fields Required
    About Me
    Only complete applications wil be considered.
    Last Name
    First Name
    Middle Initial
    Street Address
    E-mail
    City
    State
    Zip
    Home Phone
    Currently Attend
       
    About Me
    Last Name
    First Name
    Middle Initial
    Street Address
    City
    State:
    Zip
  • * All Fields Required
    About Me
    Must submit your school transcript
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    Your application must include two written recommendations from persons not related to you. We prefer that one be a teacher or counselor at your school. Please list your two references and their occupation/relationship.
    1. Reference Name
    Occupation/Relationship
       
    2. Reference Name
    Occupation/Relationship


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    Prepare your choice of an Essay or a Video that conveys a clear, clever message of your financial knowledge on one of the following topics: 1) What do you wish someone would have told you before you started managing money? 2) What 3 qualities do you think are important for a financial institution to have? 3) What are some ways you could cut back in order to save money?

    Essay

    Please submit a 500 word essay on one of the three topics listed above. Essay format guidelines: double spaced, 1” margins, 12 point Times New Roman font, 500 words or approximately 2 pages in length. No longer than 700 words, approximately 3 pages in length. Acceptable essay file formats are .DOC; .DOCX; .RTF; .PDF.

    Video

    Please upload your 60-second video/commercial that conveys a clear, clever message of your financial knowledge on one of the topics listed above. We will not judge the quality of the production, but the message itself. Video size limit is 30 MB. Acceptable video file formats are .MP4; .MOV; .AVI; .WMV. Materials submitted will not be returned to applicant.

    The information provided in this Scholarship Application is true and complete. I authorize Abri Credit Union’s Scholarship Committee to verify or obtain further information that the committee may deem necessary concerning my Scholarship application. I understand that this application and essay or video will be retained by the Scholarship Committee whether or not I am awarded a scholarship. I also understand that the decision of Abri Credit Union’s Scholarship Committee is final and that, if awarded, my name and photograph may be used by the Credit Union for publicity purposes.

    All complete scholarship applications must be received by the Scholarship Committee no later than January 31, 2017. Please submit or mail your completed application, transcript, two letters of recommendation and essay or video to Abri Credit Union, Attn: Scholarship Committee, 1350 W. Renwick Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446.

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    Please only click the submit button once. It may take several minutes for your video to finish uploading. Once the files are uploaded you will see a confirmation message.

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