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Are you a high school senior, college or graduate student? Do you need money for college? It is part of our mission at America's Christian Credit Union to support the next generation of leaders in their pursuit to make a difference in the world through Christ-centered education. We are offering high school, college, and graduate students the chance to be selected for our prestigious annual scholarships.

Scholarships will be offered in the following categories: 

  • Foster Youth or First Generation to attend college 
  • Business or Finance Major
  • Science, Math or Engineering Major
  • Social Science or Ministry Majors
  • Education
  • Graduate School

In 2019, 6 scholarships of $5,000 will be given to distinguished students 

Application: Online Application I Print Application

The application period will close on June 15th at 5:00 PM PT

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2018 ACCU Scholarship Winners!

These distinguished students have been awarded a scholarship for the 2018 school year. Congratulations!

Criteria to Apply

  1. Full-time student 
    • High school senior or recent graduate
    • College/University undergraduate student enrolled in a minimum of 10 units
    • Graduate program student enrolled in a minimum of 4 units
  2. Member of America’s Christian Credit Union*
    • If you have recently applied for membership but do not yet have your membership number, please enter "recently applied" in the membership number box when completing your scholarship application. 

Applications are judged on academic achievement, response to prompt, and scope of community activity or notable achievements. A scholarship committee consisting of America’s Christian Senior Management Team will maintain sole selection of scholarship recipients. Any falsification of application or attachment to the application will cause the candidate to become ineligible for scholarship consideration. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Exceptions to this may be granted for extenuating circumstances. 

*Applicant must be either an America’s Christian Credit Union member in good standing or qualify for membership. Scholarships will be disbursed semiannually into members ACCU checking or savings account. To apply for membership, visit www.americaschristiancu.com.  Qualifying membership criteria: applicant must maintain membership for at least three months prior to receiving a scholarship award. If they are selected recipient and do not meet the criteria at the time of the scholarship recipient announcement they must wait until this period has ended to receive the scholarship award.  

Application (Online I Print ), response to prompt, transcripts, and references become the property of America's Christian CU. We reserve the right to use the recipient’s name, photo, and excerpts of an essay/video or attachments in promotional material and official applications. 

Purposes of scholarship award are intended for tuition and fees required to enroll at or attend an eligible educational institution and course-related expenses, such as fees, books, supplies, and equipment that are required for the course at the eligible educational institution at the sole discretion of the recipient. Award recipients are responsible for any and all applicable taxes. Consult a tax advisor for more details. 

Volunteers, employees, and relatives of America's Christian CU's employees are not eligible to apply.

APPLICATION:  ONLINE APPLICATION I PRINT APPLICATION

Submission Requirements

Required Documentation: 

  1. Completed Application
    • If you have recently applied for membership but do not yet have your membership number, please enter "recently applied" in the membership number box when completing your scholarship application.
    • Response to prompt in any form you deem fit to make an impression of the judging committee. You may submit a pdf, doc, or web link (YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, etc.) 
    • Listing of current school year’s extracurricular events and community service, with dates of involvement and an approximate number of hours per month.
  2. Transcripts – electronic transcripts and e-transcripts are acceptable.
  3. Reference – items required:
    • the applicant's full name as it appears on the application
    • reference's name
    • relation to the applicant (i.e. teacher, spiritual leader, employer, other influential adults)
    • reference's contact information. 
  4. For high school seniors and graduates only, a copy of acceptance letter from a school/college/university.

Options: 

  • Digital Submission (Preferred): Submit a single, completed online application including all required items as attachments to the application. If you apply online you will receive an automated email confirmation that your application has been submitted for consideration by the scholarship committee.
  • Mail Submission: Place the completed application with ALL required documents in a single envelope packet, and mail the packet to an ACCU Corporate Headquarters. If you mail your application packet you will receive an email when your packet has been received by a scholarship committee member.
    • Mail submission Address:
      ATTN:  Creative Development
      America's Christian Credit Union
      2100 e. Route 66

      P.O. Box 5100
      Glendora, CA 91740
  • In-Person Submission: Place the completed application with ALL required documents in a single envelope packet, and drop off the packet to an ACCU branch. If you drop off your application packet you will receive an email when your packet has been received by a scholarship committee member.
    • Drop-off Locations: 
      • Azusa Branch
        924 E. Alosta Avenue
        Azusa, CA 91702
        Hours: M, T, Th, F - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, W - 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
      • Glendora Branch
        2100 E. Route 66
        P.O. Box 5100
        Glendora, CA 91740
        Hours: M - F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

All applications and materials must be submitted by 5 pm PT on June 15, 2019. Application received in more than one online submission, email, or multiple packets will not be reviewed.  Confirmation of receipt of application submission does not guarantee a review for award if all required items were not submitted according to rules, regulations, and criteria mentioned on this page.

For questions call 1-800-343-6328 or email us at [email protected]

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For questions email [email protected] or call 1-800-343-6328

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