Scholarship Information



October 1, 2016

First Trust Credit Union’s Board of Directors are excited to announce the restructuring of their scholarship program. EIGHT $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2017, to graduating 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 31, 2017.

Bachelor’s Degree Program Application

Apprenticeship, Certification or Associates Program Application