2018 scholarship

2018 Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 30, 2018

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With the philosophy of people helping people, American First Credit Union is offering $5,000 in scholarship money to high school students who apply. The scholarship program is our commitment to support learning and helping our next generation with their financial needs. 

$5,000 will be awarded to five high school students in a single, non-renewable scholarship. 

  • First place will receive one (1) $2,500 award

  • Second place will receive one (1) $1,000 award

  • Three runner ups will each receive a $500 award

High school seniors who meet the following criteria may apply.

  • Be a high school senior graduating in 2018 from an accredited high school

  • Have a 3.0 GPA and above 

  • Plan on attending an accredited college or a trade school in the summer or fall of 2018

  • Submit a two-page essay following essay requirements

  • Meet one of the following affiliations:

  • Live or attend a high school in the credit union’s geographic service area. Service area includes all cities in 

    Orange County and 16 select surrounding cities; or

    • Be a member of American First Credit Union; or 

    • Be sponsored by an American First Credit Union member (could be a relative, friend, teacher/counselor, 

    community member)

Submit your application e-mail, mail or at a branch


American First Credit Union               
Education & Scholarship
6 Pointe Drive Ste 400
Brea, CA 92821-6322

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Applications must be postmarked, received at a branch office, or emailed no later than March 30, 2018 by 6:00 p.m. (PT)

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