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St. Mary's Bank Scholarships

As the nation’s first credit union, we are proud of New Hampshire’s many “first in the nation” attributes. Unfortunately, the Granite State is also first in the nation for student loan debt, with an average of $36,101 for a four-year education.
 
That is why we offer St. Mary’s Bank Scholarships: to help our next generation achieve their dreams of higher education without taking on large amounts of student debt.
 
Three $1,000 scholarships and four $500 scholarships are available for the 2017–2018 academic year.
 
Please note: These scholarships are available to current members only. Applicants must be members of St. Mary’s Bank in good standing for at least six months prior to the scholarship submission deadline in order to be eligible for consideration.
 
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in a degree-granting community college or public or private college or university for the upcoming school year.
  • The applicant must be a member of St. Mary’s Bank in good standing for at least six months prior to the scholarship submission deadline to be eligible for consideration.
  • Deadline for application submission is May 31, 2017.
  • Only completed applications that follow essay guidelines will be considered.
 
Applications will be judged on the following:
  • Application completion (Incomplete applications will not be considered.)
  • Brief essay about credit unions (maximum 250 words). Select one of the following topics:
    • The history of St. Mary’s Bank
    • The difference between banks and credit unions
    • The importance of financial literacy among students and/or young adults
  • Tell us a little about yourself (maximum 250 words). Select one of the following topics:
    • Your proudest achievement and its impact on your life
    • Your chosen field of study and why it is important to you
 
The St. Mary’s Bank Community Outreach Committee will review all applications and select the scholarship recipients. Recipients will be selected and notified in June.

Payment will be made directly to the college/university on behalf of the scholarship recipients.
 

Apply for a St. Mary's Bank Scholarship!


Questions? Please contact infomarketing@stmarysbank.com