David Jacques Memorial Scholarship

GFA Federal Credit Union will be awarding the David Jacques Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500.00. Information regarding eligibility for the scholarship is listed below:

  1. Eligibility is limited to high school seniors who will be enrolled in an undergraduate college degree program during the 2017-2018 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 and submit it with the other required material.
  4. Be sure to download and complete the 2017 David Jacques Memorial Scholarship Form.


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.

  1. Completed application form.
  2. A typewritten essay, (250 words or less) describing the value of being a member of a credit union vs. a bank.
  3. An academic transcript of grades.

Note: The deadline for application submission is April 1st, 2017.  Scholarships awarded at GFA’s Annual Meeting.  Recipients are encouraged to attend.

Mail to: GFA Federal Credit Union
              Attention: Paul Fitzpatrick

             229 Parker Street, PO Box 468
             Gardner, MA 01440-0468

If you have any questions about the David Jacques Memorial Scholarship program, please contact Paul Fitzpatrick, Sr. Vice President GFA Financial Group (978) 632-2542 or email paul.fitzpatrick@lpl.com.