Vermont Federal Credit Union

Vermont Federal Credit Union has been awarding scholarships to deserving students for nearly 20 years. Recipients are selected by a volunteer Scholarship Committee and are chosen based on academic achievement, leadership activities, service to the community, and responses to an essay question.

(2) $2,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors.
(2) $2,000 scholarships to those already enrolled in a college, trade school, or university or having been out of high school for more than one year.


To be eligible to apply, the applicant must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  1. Applicant must be a member of Vermont Federal Credit Union. If not, join by April 19th, 2021 to be eligible.
  2. Applicant must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program at a college, trade school, or university (minimum 12-credit semester or full-time equivalent)*
  3. Studies must begin in the Fall of 2021 or Spring of 2022 semester
  4. Immediate family members of Vermont Federal employees and Board members are not eligible

Application Details

All applicants must submit the following by the April 19th deadline:

Completed Vermont Federal scholarship application – Applications must be submitted online
Copy of academic transcript(s) for all classes taken in grades 9-12 and/or (General Education Degree). Those who have already completed college, trade school or university classes should also include those transcripts. Records should be completed through the last grading period.
Copy of the letter of acceptance from the college, trade school or university. If college, trade school or university is not determined at the time the application is due, the applicant must send all potential college, trade school or university acceptance letters and notify Scholarship Coordinator as soon as the school is selected.*

*College, trade school or university of choice does not have to be a Vermont institution
Supporting materials (academic transcript(s) and letter(s) of acceptance) should be mailed to:

Scholarship Committee
Vermont Federal Credit Union
PO Box 407 Burlington,
VT 05402-0407

The application must be completed with all supporting documentation and mailed to the Scholarship Committee by April 19th, 2021. Any packages postmarked with a date after April 19th, 2021 will NOT be considered. Vermont Federal Credit Union is not responsible for lost mail or delays in delivery of mail. Applications will be reviewed and finalists will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee. Winners will be notified by June 1st, 2021.