RFCU Scholarship Application

RFCU Scholarship Application

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  • 2018 Scholarship

    Member Application
  • Redstone Federal Credit Union® (RFCU®)Scholarship Program recognizes, rewards, and supports the pursuits of higher education by its members. RFCU awards twelve scholarships to students pursuing a higher education. Seven of the scholarship recipients are students attending partner colleges/universities, including Alabama A & M University, J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College, the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Middle Tennessee State University, Oakwood University, Calhoun Community College and Athens State University. The Clyde D. Bean Memorial Scholarship is open to Tennessee residents only, however students may be applying to/attending any accredited college or university.

    The remaining four 'At-Large' scholarships will be awarded to members attending any other accredited college or university.

    Application Deadline

    Application must be submitted online or via email to rfcuscholarships@redfcu.org by 11:59 P.M. CST February 28, 2018.

    Applications will not be accepted if mailed in or dropped off at a branch location. 

    Selection Process

    Applications will be evaluated by the Scholarship Committee. All applicants, both selected and not selected, will be notified by email no later than May 31, 2018.


  • Application Requirements

  • To apply you will need the following items:

    • Completed Application form to be submitted online or emailed to rfcuscholarships@redfcu.org before 11:59 P.M. CST February 28, 2018.
    • Essay, formated as follows:
      • 300-500 words
      • Typed
      • Double Spaced
      • 12pt font
      • Name, Word Count & 2018 School in Upper Left Corner.
    • Volunteer or Work Experience
  • Eligibility

  • Redstone Federal Credit Union Scholarships applicants must be primary account holders (Tax Reported Owner), not solely a joint on an account and in good standing at Redstone never having caused RFCU a loss. RFCU employees, elected members of the Board of Directors or, any member of a Redstone volunteer committee, are ineligible. Any immediate family members of a RFCU employee, elected member of the Board of Directors or any member of a Redstone volunteer committee, are ineligible. Applicants must be pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university for the Fall 2018 semester.






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  • Personal Data

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  • Essay

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  • Volunteer or Work Experience

    The Credit Union philosophy of 'People Helping People' is something Redstone prides itself on upholding and values in its employees and members. Please list up to 3 volunteer or work situations where you believe you demonstrated the Credit Union philosophy. Please include the name of the Company/Organization and a brief description of your experience.
  • Selection Process & Notifications

  • Please add rfcuscholarships@redfcu.org to your contact list as all communications regarding your application will come from the Scholarship Committee via this email address.

    Communications will be sent to the email address entered under 'Personal Data' above. 'Primary Contact Phone Number' will only be used to contact scholarship recipients in the event emails are not answered in a timely manner.

    The application will be reviewed in its entirety by the Scholarship Selection Committee with special emphasis on the essay portion.

    All applicants selected, as well as not selected, will be notified no later than May 31, 2018. Applicants not selected can expect an email notification to the email address provided under 'Personal Data' above.

    Application Deadline is 11:59pm CST February 28, 2018. All applications are date and time stamped and no applications will be accepted after the deadline.

  • I certify that the information given in this application packet is true and correct and I agree to abide by the decision of the RFCU Scholarship Committee. If I am chosen as a recipient of this scholarship, I may be asked to provide an unofficial copy of my school transcripts. I authorize payment to be made to the school I will be attending for the Fall 2018 semester. If I leave the school prior to the depletion of funding from the scholarship, I understand that the remaining balance will be transfered to the school's general scholarship fund. I understand no remaining funds will be transfered to another school on my behalf and no monies will be refunded to me as cash or check, nor will any remaining funds be credited to my Credit Union account. I further authorize the disclosure of my name and social security number to the school for identification purposes, and for RFCU to use my name, essay and/or photograph in future Credit Union publications.

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