IHMVCU Cash for Class Scholarships are back and bigger than ever.
IHMVCU offers $29,500 in scholarships to local undergraduate, graduate and vocational/technical school students who stand out in the classroom and stand up in their communities. See award denominations below.
To be eligible*, all applicants must:
Essays may be submitted in the form of a 500 word essay or 2 minute video. Essay topics are released every year in December.
The 2018 application period ended Feb. 28.
Please check back for information about the 2019 application.
*$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to one student member with the highest overall application score in the following communities: IA Quad Cities, IL Quad Cities, Burlington, DeWitt, Galesburg, Kewanee, Monmouth, Prophetstown. If any community does not have a worthy applicant, no scholarship shall be awarded.
**$500 scholarships will be awarded as follows: One $500 scholarship for a student member attending Carl Sandburg College. One $500 scholarship for a student member associated with the Boys & Girls Club as either a member or employee. One $500 scholarship for the family member of an IHMVCU employee.
IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union has the ultimate authority to amend any of the above rules to ensure fairness in the award of the scholarships.
|Joshua Turner||$10,000 winner|
|Ian Spangenberg||$5,000 winner|
|Tiffany Fields||$5,000 winner|
|Cora Neal||Carl Sandburg College|
|Jake Byrne||IHMVCU Family|
|Olivia Best||Boys & Girls Club|
|Rachel Slaughter||IL Quad Cities|
|Reed Smith||IA Quad Cities|
*IHMVCU employees are not eligible. Recipients of the IHMVCU Scholarship are eligible to re-apply annually. Applications must be completed each year and submitted to the scholarship committee via the online application.
Please note: Paper applications and recommendations will not be accepted.
**IHMVCU Family refers to spouses, children and grandchildren of IHMVCU employees and board of directors.
Deadline: Closed for 2018
Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to anyone belonging to a participating Illinois credit union. As an active participant of this association, IHMVCU members qualify to participate in this scholarship program.
Deadline: Closed for 2018
Open to any IHMVCU member classified as a high school junior or senior with a graduation date projected in 2017. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $1,500 for first through fourth place winners.
Non-traditional/continuing education students:
Open to any IHMVCU member attending or planning to attend an accredited undergraduate or vocational program. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.
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