Hampton Roads Educators Credit Union, Inc. is offering five scholarships to students and faculty/staff within our field of members for the 2020-2021 school year. The deadline for scholarship applications is February 19, 2021, 5:00 pm. Additional information, qualifications and the applications for each scholarship can be accessed below. All applications MUST be typed. Winners will be notified via mail and phone/email. Winners will be invited to attend our Annual Meeting, March 19th where they will be recognized. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the school of choice, after we receive a copy of the student's invoice from the recipient and/or their parent.
Career Development Scholarship (2 for $1,000) for high school seniors pursuing a degree, certification or license in a field other than education. Applicants are not required to be a member of HRECU but must attend school within our field of membership.
Naomi J. Chadwick Memorial Scholarship (1 for $1,000) for high school seniors pursuing a 4 year degree in any area of study. This is a needs-based scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate their need for financial assistance. Applicants must have been a member of HRECU for a minimum of 2 years but aree not required to attend school within our field of membership.
Laura W. Twyford Memorial Scholarship (1 for $1,000) for high school seniors pursuing a teaching career. Applicants do not need to be members of HRECU but must attend school within our field of membership.
Educational Advancement Scholarship (1 for $1,500) for school employees pursuing a bachelor's or associate's degree. Applicants must be a member of HRECU.
Post Graduate Studies Scholarship Award (1 for $1,500) for school employees pursuing a Master's degree or higher. Applicants must be a member of HRECU and work in one of the school systems in our field of membership.