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Heading to college? We’ve got scholarships to help you out.

IHMVCU Scholarship
Deadline: Closed
IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union will award 22, $1,000 scholarships for the 2014-2015 school year. Members who demonstrate academic excellence, good character, and community and school involvement are eligible to apply.

To be eligible*, all applicants must:

  • Be a member by March 3, 2014
  • Be a graduating high school senior or current college student enrolled in post-secondary education for the 2014-15 school year at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school.
  • Provide 3 references. At least one must be from a counselor or teacher. Feel free to include one from you, about you, telling us why you deserve this scholarship.
  • Complete the online application and essay (500 word limit).

Essay topic: Communication has changed. How do you communicate the most? What do you think is the most effective form of communication? Does that change depending on the topic (news, entertainment, financial information, etc.)?

*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.

Please note: Paper applications and recommendations will not be accepted.

Scholarships will be awarded as such:

Quad Cities    9 scholarships 
Burlington   2 scholarships
DeWitt   2 scholarships
Galesburg   2 scholarships
Monmouth   2 scholarships
Prophetstown   2 scholarships
IHMVCU Family**   2 scholarships
Carl Sandburg College (awarded to a current student or incoming freshman)   1 scholarship

**IHMVCU Family refers to spouses, children, grandchildren of IHMVCU employees and board of directors.


Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Closed

Traditional students

Open to any IHMVCU member classified as a high school junior or senior with a graduation date projected in 2013 or 2014. Scholarship awards will 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 enter an accredited undergraduate, graduate or vocational program. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.


Illinois Quad City Chapter of Credit Union Scholarship

Deadline: Closed

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.

Student Loans
IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union offers student loans with competitive interest rates, no origination or pre-payment fees and flexible terms.


Find out how much you need to save in order to pay for your education.


Home Equity Loan
Find out how you can use the equity you’ve earned in your home to pay for your child’s education.


Credit Cards
Check out the Smart IHMVCU's Visa® credit card. It is ideal for students just starting to build their credit.

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(309) 793-6200 or
(800) 722-0333