Scholarship Program

Membership can be rewarding!

Baltimore County Employees Federal Credit Union sponsors an annual scholarship program.  Not yet a member? Open an account by November to be eligible to enter.


Scholarship Program


$8,000 in Awards!

2022 Scholarship Program

A total of $8,000 in awards will be presented:

  • Five awards of $1,500
    Traditional, written essay approach
  • One award of $500
    Photo-based approach

Students may enter in one or both categories!

Topic for written essay

500 words or less, email essay and application to [email protected]

What does it mean to be financially literate and why is it important? How can your credit union help you achieve this goal?

Topic for photo-based approach

Email photo file with application to [email protected]

Take an original photograph that captures a sense of “strength”.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be a primary member in good standing with the Baltimore County Employees Federal Credit
    Union as of November 1, 2022 and not a previous winner of a scholarship award from BCEFCU.
  • Applicants related to the Official Family (Board, Volunteers and Employees) are not eligible to enter.
  • Applicants must be entering their freshman through senior year of college or trade school. This scholarship is for undergraduate programs only. Verification is required of acceptance/enrollment to a college,
    university, or trade school for the upcoming school year.

Judging Criteria

Will be based on the required material listed under the section entitled “Items to Include” on the application and applies to all applicants. Please note – proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling is a factor in the judging of the written essays.

To apply for the 2023 Scholarship Awards Program, please email the completed application package to [email protected] or drop-off/mail to the Towson Branch.  Note: All materials must be received no later than January 13, 2023.