Delta Community Credit Union is committed to improving the financial lives of its members. Our financial program for young adults, Quarterlife
, and the annual Scholarship Program were created to help members with early financial milestones like going to college. Scholarship awards are based on academic achievement, community service and submission of an essay on a topic selected by the credit union. Financial need may also be considered.
Learn about Delta Community's special HBCU Scholarship available in 2015.
The bucks start here.
Delta Community annually awards $20,000 in scholarships as follows: three (3) $5,000 awards and two (2) $2,500 awards. Scholarships are earmarked for tuition, books, lodging or meal costs and will be made payable to the college or technical school by Delta Community. The school must be accredited and located in the United States.
Applicants must meet all
of the following conditions:
Be a Delta Community member in good standing at the time of application submission (no delinquent loans, overdrawn or charged off accounts at the time the award is given, etc.). Click here to open an account now.
Be enrolled to attend an accredited college or university during the fall of the academic year as a full-time student pursing their first undergraduate degree. Scholarship award must be used during the specified academic year.
Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) as of the end of the prior semester.
Congratulations to our 2015 Scholarship Award Recipients
Janeen Thomas is a senior at Fayette County High School in Fayetteville, Georgia. She plans to attend Yale University, majoring in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology in her pursuit of a career as a pediatric neurologist. Janeen is the Valedictorian of her class, a STAR Student, an AP Scholar of Distinction and a Georgia Governor’s Honors Program participant. She has held many leadership positions including President of the National Honor Society, Vice President of the National Beta Club and Varsity Captain of her school’s Academic Team. Janeen is passionate about community service and has volunteered for years with the American Cancer Society, Piedmont Fayette Hospital, and Operation Mobilization, a group that helps mission groups prepare for service abroad. She is also a Youth Group Leader and Sunday School Teacher at her church. In addition to her school and volunteer activities, Janeen works as a student intern for Williamson Eye Care.
Matthew May is a senior at J.J. Pearce High School in Dallas, Texas. He plans to attend the University of Arkansas with the career goal of becoming a corporate or commercial pilot. Matthew became enthralled with flying at a young age and worked at a local flight school in exchange for flight time. He performed his first solo flight as a junior in high school and earned his Private Pilot’s License during his senior year. Matthew is also active in his community, serving as a board member of the Temple Emanu-El Youth Group and volunteering for the Ronald McDonald House and Habitat for Humanity. Matthew is ranked in the top 25% of his class and received several academic awards for high performance. He is also a member of the National Honor Society, played on his school’s tennis team and worked with the theater program on set designs and as a stage hand.
is a rising sophomore at the University of West Georgia where she is majoring in Political Science (Pre-Law) with the goal of earning a PhD and working with a governmental non-profit agency. Micayla was accepted into her school’s Honors College which focuses on community service, academic achievement and research. In April, she earned the Lee Wash Award given by the League of Women Voters for outstanding involvement in community service. She was also accepted into the Delta Epsilon Iota Honors Society and was elected to a leadership position. Micayla volunteers as a Debate Coach teaching the subject to young competitors and tutoring students in speech writing and debate research skills. She has served on the Newnan Youth Council and participated in a mission trip to Haiti working with orphans and building houses in the Port Au Prince community. In addition to her many activities, Micayla has maintained a 4.0 GPA in college while also working as a student assistant in West Georgia’s Political Science Department.
, of Burlington, Kentucky, is a senior at Randall K. Cooper High School. He will attend the University of Louisville and major in Biomedical Engineering with the goal of becoming a doctor. He is a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar, an AP Scholar and completed the Regional Youth Leadership Program where he was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel and awarded the title of Commonwealth Ambassador. Ross serves as Secretary of the Science National Honor Society and is a member of the National Honor Society and the Hispanic Honor Society and received a Letter in Academics. He serves as the editor of his school newspaper and participated in junior varsity track and field and freshman baseball. A committed volunteer, Ross has donated his time to Habitat for Humanity, the American Red Cross and Goodwill Industries, served as a youth counselor and referee for the YMCA’s basketball program and provides lawn care services for elderly neighbors.
is a senior at Archer High School in Lawrenceville, Georgia. She plans to attend the Georgia Institute of Technology majoring in Computer Science. Adriana received the Certificate of Honor for Academic Achievement for ranking in the top 10 of her class. She was awarded an Academic Letter and a Certificate of Merit by the University of Georgia and the state of Georgia for academic excellence. Adriana is a member of the Model United Nations, the Beta Club and National Latin and Science Honor Societies. She serves as president of the Freshman Mentoring Program, which she co-founded. She is also a founding member of Archer High’s annual Jazz Festival. In 2013, Adriana set a record for PTSA fund-raising and was crowned Miss Archer Sweetheart. She is a recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award, having completed more than 3,000 hours of community service primarily focused on helping elderly residents in her community. Adriana works as a tutor and as a cashier in her high school store.