Thank you for your interest in a NWCUF Professional Development scholarship. To ensure a successful scholarship application process, please read the following important information:

  • Applications are reviewed on a regular basis and applicants are notified with the approval/denial within 30-days of application. Approval letters will state the scholarship award amount.
  • Applicants must be currently employed by, or serving on the Board of a credit union that is a member or associate member of the NWCUA.
  •  “Group” applications are not accepted. Each scholarship candidate must complete their own scholarship application.
  • Applicants may request up to a total of $1,500 per year for continuing education courses.

There is an award cap of $1,000 for the following events:

  • CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference
  • NWCUA Annual Conference
  • Western CUNA Management School
  • NWCUA Emerging Leaders Program
  • NWCUA Directors Conference

Qualifying expenses include:

  • Event registration
  • Lodging – upgrades to room accommodations must be paid by the participant
  • Food – not to include alcoholic beverages
  • Airfare – does not include first class upgrades
  • Ground transportation

The recipient must use awarded funds for the sole purpose stated on the application. Scholarships are non-transferrable.

  • Reimbursement will occur when a NWCUF Reimbursement and Impact Report, along with invoices, is submitted to the NWCUF within 60 days of conclusion of the course/event. Failure to comply with the 60-day reimbursement period will result in a forfeiture of said scholarship.
  • Any questions related to the Credit Union Professional Development Scholarship Program can be emailed to foundation@nwcua.org.

By clicking the button or link below, you agree to the terms and conditions of these scholarship guidelines.

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If your request is less than $500 or if you are a CEO or Board Member, use the Express Application

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