Scholarship Information



October 9, 2017

First Trust Credit Union’s Board of Directors is excited to announce that scholarship applications are once again available. EIGHT $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2018, to graduating high school seniors based on the geographic location of their high school. First Trust branches in Michigan City, La Porte, Valparaiso, and Wheatfield will each award two scholarships.

The first $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior pursuing a four year degree. The second $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior pursuing an Apprenticeship, Associates, or Certification in a selected field.

Scholarship recipients must be a member of First Trust Credit Union to be eligible. Membership information and an overview of the many products and services First Trust offers may be reviewed by clicking MEMBERSHIP and SERVICES. Scholarship recipients will be awarded at the student’s Senior Awards Night Program, and are due by 5:00 p.m. on March 15th, 2018.

Bachelor’s Degree Program Application
Apprenticeship, Certification or Associates Program Application