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.
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.
The 2015 Scholarship Program will open March 2015.
Congratulations to our 2014 Scholarship Award Recipients
is a senior at Boone County High School in Florence, KY. She plans to attend the University of Louisville and major in Biochemistry in her pursuit of a career as a doctor. Brianna is a member of the Boone County High School Marching Band where she served as Squad Leader and was also selected as Field Commander. She earned Varsity Letters for the Cross Country and Swim and Dive Teams. She was elected by her peers to the Boone County High School Senior Board and as Homecoming Queen. Brianna is an active volunteer at her church and participant in many civic organizations including Relay for Life and the Grace Kelly Girls, a big sister/little sister mentoring program. She spearheaded fundraising activities for a student at her school with cancer and also organized a concert series for the elderly residents of the Colonial Heights & Gardens Senior Resident Living Community. In addition to her school and volunteer activities, Brianna works at Kroger and also gives flute and piano lessons. She was selected for the Kentucky All-State Concert Band, the Northern Kentucky University Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts Drama program.
is a senior at Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology in Conyers, GA. She will major in Industrial and Labor Relations at Georgetown University with the career goal of being a federal attorney. She is a Georgia Merit Scholar and an AP Scholar, scoring four or higher on seven AP exams. Lauren was awarded the George Eastman Young Leaders Award which recognizes outstanding academic achievement and leadership. She participated in the Governors Honors Program and was selected to present scientific research in Metz, France as part of the French Research Exchange Program. Lauren founded and served as co-captain of her school’s Debate and Speech Team. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, Varsity Envirothon Team and is a Varsity Football and Competition Cheerleader. Also very active in her community, Lauren created an elementary school tutoring program, volunteered with the International Water Purification Project, the Single Mother Housing and Beautification Project and the Salvation Army. In addition to her school and civic activities, Lauren worked at McDonald’s and interned with the Rockdale County Juvenile Court.
is a graduating senior at East Coweta High School in Sharpsburg, GA. He plans to attend Auburn University in the fall and major in Biomedical Engineering. Moises is an AP Scholar, a Georgia Merit Scholar, a distinction given to those who rank in the top 5% of their class, and a Scholar Athlete. He is a member of Mu Alpha Theta, the National Honor Society and French National Honor Society and co-founded the Advanced Academic Club, a group that mentors students seeking to take advanced courses and fundraises to allow students to take AP exams who cannot afford the fees. Moises played Varsity Tennis for four years, served as Team Captain and was a state qualifier. He was elected to the Student Government Association as Treasurer for all four years. Moises organized a 5K for cystic fibrosis called Soles for Cole and was a volunteer with the Angel Run. He volunteers with his church, the Newnan County Humane Society and coaches youth basketball and tennis.
Kyjana Barnett is a senior at Whitewater High School in Fayetteville, GA. She plans to attend Cornell University and major in Biological Sciences with the intent to become a veterinarian. Kyjana is an AP Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society. She received the Beta Club Medallion award three years in a row for maintaining an A average and volunteering more than 40 hours. Kyjana played Varsity Lacrosse, is a student council member and leads the Education Committee of the Youth NAACP group at her school. Kyjana has volunteered with the Food Pantry, is a student mentor for a second grade “buddy” and organized a Cards for Soldiers program with a local elementary school. She was selected to participate in the Youth Summit on Hunger and Poverty, Vet-Step and the Research Apprentice Program/Ag-Discovery.
is a rising sophomore at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. She is majoring in Health Science and Occupational Therapy and currently maintains a 4.0 GPA. Nicole is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, made the Dean’s List in the College of Health Science and received the Golden Key from the University for placing among the top 15 percent of her class. She is also the starting forward for the University of Florida’s Women’s Soccer Team. Nicole volunteers weekly at the Sidney Lanier School working with children that have autism, cerebral palsy and downs syndrome. She also works with the Sidney Lanier Fitness and Workout Buddy Recreation Program and partners with children that have numerous types of disabilities. Nicole has also volunteered with the Special Olympics, the Florida Hospital Walt Disney Center and the United Cerebral Palsy Organization. She nannies for several families with children with special needs and has worked with the HopeLodge Foundation, an organization that supports children with cancer and their families.