MoneyStrong Scholarships

College Scholarship Opportunities

Get the college funding you need to pursue your dreams

You’re ready to go to college and not sure how you are going to pay for it? Many places offer free money in the form of scholarships. Each year, Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union offers MoneyStrong scholarships to both incoming college freshmen and current college students attending an accredited two or four-year college. Students must apply and be a member of Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union in order to qualify for one of the scholarships offered below:

MoneyStrong Scholarship Requirements & Deadlines

  • Applicant must be a member of Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union. The member’s account must be in good standing.
  • Applicant must be either:
    • A graduating high school senior, or equivalent, entering an undergraduate program in the Fall of 2021, or
    • A current student enrolled in an undergraduate program.
  • Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union employees, directors and their families are not eligible.
  • An official school transcript.
  • An original MoneyStrong application form, completed and signed. If applicant is under the age of 18, a parent/guardian signature is required.
  • A one-page, typed, double-spaced essay addressing the following:
  1. Credit is borrowed money that you can use to purchase goods and services when you need them. In your essay, tell us why credit is important, and how a good credit score can help you achieve your goals.
  2. It must include a minimum of 250 words. Do not use your name in the essay and do not put your name on the essay page.

All items requested must be received by Friday, April 9, 2021. Applications may be dropped off at any branch location or mailed to:

Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union
Financial Education Department
P.O. Box 1238
Lowell, MA 01853-123

Cooperative Credit Union Association, Inc.’s College Scholarship Requirements & Deadlines

Eligibility is limited to high school seniors who will be enrolled in an undergraduate college degree program during the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union.
  • Students must submit the following items with their completed applications. All items requested must be received for the application to qualify for consideration:
  1. Completed printed Application.
  2. A typewritten essay of at least 250 words describing what career you wish to pursue when you complete your education and why.
  3. An academic transcript of grades.
  4. A detailed list of extracurricular/community and/or volunteer activities.Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria:
  1. Essay
  2. Grades
  3. Extracurricular/community activities

All items requested must be received by Friday, April 2, 2021, in order for the application to qualify for consideration. Applications, along with accompanying documents may be dropped off at any Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union branch location or mailed to:

Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union
Financial Education Team
P.O. Box 1238
Lowell, MA 01853-1238

Scholarship Programs

Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union awarded $17,000 in college scholarships to members and employees.

In 2020, we awarded $17,000 in college scholarships to members through our MoneyStrong College Scholarship and Employee Scholarship Programs, for both future and current college students.

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