Scholarship Program

Scholarship Program

We are rooted in education and believe everyone can achieve success with opportunity. With our good faith in Alabama's contribution to the future, Alabama Teachers Credit Union is once again accepting applications for our annual scholarship program.

Summary

Apply January 1st – April 15th. Six (6) $3000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and one (1) $3000 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving college undergraduate. Please click on the applicable link for an informational packet containing an informational flyer with additional details, official rules, requirement checklist, and paper application:



Alabama Teachers Credit Union will send notice to the winners and a check will be sent to the financial aid office of the college, university, or seminary to be attended/attended by the recipients. Applicants must list family income on application. Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated financial need. No funds will be released directly to students. Essays will be judged by a scholarship committee to be determined by the credit union. In the event of a tie, GPAs may be used to determine the winners. Scholarship Committee decisions are final. Employees, board, and committee members of ATCU and their family members are not eligible Must meet membership requirements. *Good standing is defined as having a positive account balance and loans paid up-to-date. ** Share account opened on or before July 1, 2013. ***Full-time enrollment is defined as at least 12 credit hours a semester.

Synced Seniors Scholarship

Synced Seniors Requirements Checklist:

  • Alabama Teachers Credit Union Synced member in good standing*
  • High school senior with at least a 2.0 or higher GPA
  • Account opened for at least six (6) months prior to application**
  • Official high school transcript for the most recently completed semester
  • Letter of acceptance from accredited college, university, or seminary***
  • Letter of reference from a non-relative
  • One-page essay describing a challenge you have overcome
  • Scholarship application

Apply Now


View the Synced Seniors Scholarship Packet Here.


Submission deadline: April 15, 2014

Winners notified: April 30, 2014


Alabama Teachers Credit Union will send notice to the winners and a check will be sent to the financial aid office of the college, university, or seminary to be attended/attended by the recipients. Applicants must list family income on application. Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated financial need. No funds will be released directly to students. Essays will be judged by a scholarship committee to be determined by the credit union. In the event of a tie, GPAs may be used to determine the winners. Scholarship Committee decisions are final. Employees, board, and committee members of ATCU and their family members are not eligible Must meet membership requirements. *Good standing is defined as having a positive account balance and loans paid up-to-date. ** Share account opened on or before July 1, 2013. ***Full-time enrollment is defined as at least 12 credit hours a semester.

Collegiate Scholarship

Collegiate Scholarship Requirements Checklist:

  • Alabama Teachers Credit Union member in good standing*
  • College Undergraduate with at least a 2.0 or higher GPA
  • Account opened for at least six (6) months prior to application**
  • Provide official college transcript for the most recently completed semester
  • Full-time enrollment***
  • Letter of reference from a non-relative
  • One-page essay describing a challenge you have overcome
  • Scholarship application

Apply Now


View the Collegiate Scholarship Packet Here.


Submission deadline: April 15, 2014

Winners notified: April 30, 2014

Alabama Teachers Credit Union will send notice to the winner and a check will be sent to the financial aid office of the college, university, or seminary attended by the recipient. Please make sure to list your family income on application. Applicant must have an account for at least 6 months prior to application. Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated financial need. No funds will be released directly to students. Essays will be judged by a Scholarship Committee to be determined by the credit union. In the event of a tie, GPAs may be used to determine the winner. Scholarship Committee decisions are final. Employees, board and committee members of ATCU and their family members are not eligible. Must meet membership requirements. *Good standing is defined as having a positive account balance and loans paid up-to-date. **Share account opened on or before July 1, 2013. ***Full-time enrollment is defined as at least 12 credit hours a semester.