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Disaster aid gifts announced for Hurricane Matthew recovery
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Board welcomes Ciuffo, Whitehurst, Brehmer and DeDonato
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Foundation fundraisers surrounding Annual Meeting prove successful.
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Enter state-level CUNA Awards program now through June 30.
Foundation Releases Spring Newsletter and 2016 Annual Report
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Carolinas Cup raises nearly $47,000, benefiting children locally
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Entertainment announced for Awards Gala at Connect 2017
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Application window opens for 2017-18 scholarship program
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Achievement and Partner Awards recipients announced
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CU industry rallies to support Disaster Relief Fund
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500+ apply for disaster relief grants, donations urgently needed
Over 500 people applied for disaster relief grants. Donations are ur ...(more)
12th Annual Carolinas Cup highlights
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P&P Conference Birdhouse Build for Reach
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Grants available to CU members affected by Hurricane Matthew
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Scholar Vision Fund

The Scholar Vision Fund is a collection of funds and resources established to help the Carolinas Credit Union members achieve a higher level of education. We know that an individual’s self-esteem and economic well-being is grounded in academic development. Through the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Scholar Vision Fund, credit unions can help local students achieve their educational dreams.

Through the Scholar Vision Fund, educational and financial need scholarships are available to credit union members through the Foundation or through a collection of advised and named funds for individual credit unions in North and South Carolina.


Current scholarship funds are:

  • The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Fund
  • Allegacy Federal Credit Union’s Mel Hughes Scholarship Fund
  • Blue Flame Credit Union Scholarship Fund
  • Local Government Federal Credit Union Scholarship Fund
  • Members Credit Union’s Betty Stevenson Scholarship Fund
  • Members Credit Union General Scholarship Fund
  • Piedmont Advantage Credit Union's Members Come First Scholarship Fund
  • Summit Credit Union’s Elizabeth Hamilton Scholarship Fund
  • Truliant Federal Credit Union’s Fred Sarda Scholarship Fund

In order to qualify and apply, you must be a member of a North or South Carolina credit union. The scholarship applications are available to all credit unions in these states for distribution to its members.


Important Dates:
March 31, 2017 – Application process closes
Early-June 2017 – Winners notified via email  
June 30, 2017 – All winners confirmed through the secure online portal 
July 2017– Checks are processed and distributed to attending schools

More than $1.5 million has been awarded to credit union members of North and South Carolina to-date.

Thank you for your interest in our Scholar Vision Fund program. Please email lwhaley@carolinasfoundation.org with any questions.


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