SPE Scholarship Fund

The 2020 scholarship application will be open for applicants to apply beginning in March 2020.

To help with educational expenses, the SPE Federal Credit Union Board of Directors has established the SPE Trade and Technical School Scholarship Fund. For 2019, the Board of Directors has approved up to $9,000 to be awarded to up to three local high school seniors who will be continuing their education at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology or Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center. Our scholarship program is an important part of our credit union’s commitment to giving back to the communities we serve.

Eligibility Requirements

  1.  Applicants must be a current high school senior in the one of the following school districts:
    • Bald Eagle
    • Bellefonte
    • Huntingdon
    • Juniata Valley
    • Mount Union
    • Penns Valley
    • Philipsburg-Osceola
    • Southern Huntingdon
    • State College
    • Tussey Mountain
    • Tyrone
  2. Applicants must intend to be a student at a Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology or Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center.
  3. SPE Federal Credit Union employees, officials, volunteers and their immediate family members are not eligible to apply.
  4.  Application deadline is April 30, 2019.

Notification
Scholarship recipient(s) will be notified by June 5, 2019. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Award Disbursements
Up to three (3) scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each will be awarded to high school seniors who will be continuing their education at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology or Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center. The awards are for tuition or fees only and will be paid directly to the school in which the recipient is enrolled. The Centre Foundation processes scholarship payments on behalf of SPE Federal Credit Union. Scholarship recipient(s) will be notified by June 5, 2019. Awards are one-time only. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.

Application Instructions
To be considered for the SPE Trade and Technical Scholarship, high school seniors must submit an online application. All applications will be treated as confidential.

Selection Committee
Scholarship decisions will be made by the SPE Federal Credit Union Scholarship Selection Committee. All decisions are final.