GFA Federal Credit Union

Scholarships

 

Scholarships

GFA is dedicated to the communities in which we serve, so we feel that students should be recognized when they demonstrate good citizenship and excellent scholastic achievements. GFA is proud to offer scholarship opportunities for students looking to continue their education. 

Select one of the scholarships below:

David Jacques Memorial Scholarship

GFA Federal Credit Union will be awarding the David Jacques Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500.00. Eligibility criteria is listed below:

  1. Eligibility is limited to high school seniors who will be enrolled in an undergraduate college degree program during the 2021 - 2022 academic year. Preference will be given to those pursuing a degree in accounting, finance, or business. Immediate family members of employees, officers, directors, supervisory committee member or anyone serving in an official capacity of the credit union are not qualified.
  2. Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of GFA Federal Credit Union.
  3. Each applicant must complete a current scholarship application form below and submit it with the other required materials.

The committee will select its scholarship winner evaluating each applicant on the same criteria: Essay, grades and extracurricular/community activities.

Students must submit the following items with their completed applications. All items requested must be received by the deadline in order for the application to qualify for consideration. Materials may all be submitted via the form below.

  1. Submit an essay, (250 words or less) describing the value of being a member of a Credit Union vs. a Bank.
  2. An academic transcript of grades.

Deadline to apply for the David Jacques Memorial Scholarship is April 21, 2021.

If you have questions about the David Jacques Memorial Scholarship, please contact Paul Fitzpatrick, SVP/GFA Investment Management by calling 978-632-2542 or email paul.fitzpatrick@lpl.com.

High school currently attending
First Name
Last Name
Address
City
Zip Code
Please give a brief biography of yourself.
To which colleges or Universities have you applied?
Describe in 250 words or less, the value of being a member of a credit union vs. a bank.
Please upload your most recent transcript of grades.
 

GFA Student Visionary Award

GFA will be awarding the Student Visionary Award to one deserving student.  The chosen student will receive $500 from GFA Federal Credit Union for their efforts and exemplary actions.

STUDENTS ARE NOMINATED BY SCHOOL FACULTY.

Often times students are recognized for their scholastic achievements and at GFA we believe students should also be praised when they demonstrate strong qualities of character and good citizenship.

The GFA Student Visionary Award serves the purpose of instilling character and helping perpetuate the ideals of helping people among youth. The award is given to a student who is devoted to setting forth a vision, much like our founding fathers, that exemplifies the entrepreneurial approach to bettering the lives of others.

If you feel you know a student who possesses the traits deserving of the Student Visionary Award please fill out the form below. Student bio and grade transcripts are optional.

Deadline to apply for the GFA Student Visionary Award is April 21, 2021.

If you have questions about the GFA Student Visionary Award, please contact Christal Brown, AVP/Director Marketing GFA Federal Credit Union by calling 978-632-2542 or email marketing@gfafcu.com.

School Name
School Address
Zip Code
Your Name
Title
Student Name
Please tell us why you believe this student should receive the Student Visionary Award.
Student Biography
Students Transcript of Grades
 

GFA Federal Credit Union is pleased to participate in the Better Values – Better Banking Credit Union College Scholarship Program. The 2021 College Scholarship Program will award six (6) $1,500 college scholarships to high school seniors throughout Massachusetts. Eligibility criteria is listed below:

  • Eligibility is limited to high school seniors who will be enrolled in an undergraduate college/university degree program during the 2021 - 2022 academic year.
  • Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of GFA Federal Credit Union.
  • Each applicant must complete a current Better Values – Better Banking Credit Union College Scholarship Program application form and submit it with the other required material.

Students must submit the following items with their completed applications. All items requested must be received by the deadline in order for the application to qualify for consideration.

  1. Completed printed Application.
  2. An academic transcript of grades.
  3. A typewritten essay of at least 250 words describing what career you wish to pursue when you complete your education and why.
  4. A detailed list of extracurricular/community and/or volunteer activities.

Deadline to apply is April 9, 2021. Download Application Here

Completed applications may be dropped off to your local GFA branch or mailed to:

Attention: Marketing
GFA Federal Credit Union
229 Parker St.
Gardner, MA 01440

If you have questions about the 2021 Better Values - Better Banking College Scholarship Program, please contact Christal Brown, AVP/Director Marketing GFA Federal Credit Union by calling 978-632-2542 or email marketing@gfafcu.com.

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