Who can apply?

Eligible applicants must be a Beacon Credit Union member at time of application. Members need to be in good standing and entering their freshman or sophomore year of college in the fall of the following scholarship season (example scholarships awarded in spring of 2020 is for those entering their freshman/sophomore years of college in fall 2020).

If I won in the past, can I win again?

Applicants must not be a previous winner of the Beacon Credit Union scholarship.

When is the deadline?

All materials should be postmarked by January 31 each year

How will I know if I am a winner?

All winners will be contacted on or before March 1st, notifying them that they have won. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regrettably cannot contact all applicants, so only the winners will be contacted.

What schools qualify?

The scholarship is to be used towards and accredited college, university, or technical school.

How many scholarships are given?

Beacon Credit Union will award eight (8) $1,000 scholarships.

How long does the essay need to be?

The essays should be between 200 and 300 words.

Where do I send my application?

Please mail application, transcript and essay to:

Beacon Credit Union
Attn: Scholarship Program
PO Box 627
Wabash, IN 46992