2017 College Scholarship

by Meadows Credit Union | Jan 20, 2017


Meadows Credit Union is proud to announce our 2017 Scholarship program. This year, MCU will award two scholarships: one $1,000 award and one $500 award. 

To be eligible to apply, entrant must be a member of MCU in good standing, between 17 and 22 years of age, and a high school student entering, or a student attending, a university, college, community college or trade school for the 2017-2018 school year.

Applicants will be judged on an essay submission, academic performance, and extracurricular and community activities.


How to Apply

To apply for the Meadows Scholarship, please submit the following by Friday, June 2, 2017*:

  • A completed 2017 Scholarship Application
  • High School or College Transcripts (may be mailed under separate cover)
  • An essay addressing the following topic (500 words minimum, 1,000 maximum):

If you were in a position in government and allowed to change ONE law, what law would you change and why?

Please mail your Scholarship Entry to:

MCU College Scholarship
Meadows Credit Union
2401 Plum Grove Rd., Ste. 100
Palatine, IL 60067

Or email to : vskinner@mcuonline.com

(If you do not receive a confirmation of your email within 2 business days, please call 847-483-3345.)   

*Meadows Credit Union employees, board members, and their immediate families are ineligible for the scholarship. Winning essay and web site become property of Meadows Credit Union and may be used for promotional purposes.