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High School Seniors - This is For You!


First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union’s Scholarship Program helps our members graduating high school seniors to defray the increasing costs of higher education. This year, we will be awarding ten scholarships, each worth $1,500. The awarded funds will be disbursed directly to the educational institution the student plans to attend. Winners will be required to submit an invoice before the payment is processed. 1

We will be accepting applications until January 31, 2023, based on the requirements outlined below.

Eligible for students entering the following in 2024:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior.
  • Must plans to attend a two- or four-year college, trade school, or alternative education on a full-time basis
  • Must be a member of First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union.
  • Ineligible applicants include Credit Union employees, board members, and their immediate family members.
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Letter of Recommendation

Please submit ONE Letter of Recommendation to be written by the teacher, leader, or supervisor of the organization for whom you have performed community service or volunteer activities. The Letter of Recommendation should be printed on the organization or company letterhead and forwarded to: or mailed to:

First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union
Attn: Scholarships
PO Box 20450
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-0450


1 Winners will need to submit a copy of their tuition invoice/bill. Payments will be sent directly to the school upon receipt; please allow up to four weeks for processing. Winners will be notified in March and announced at our annual meeting. They will receive admission for themselves and two adults to the First Commonwealth annual meeting.