Each Spring, the Credit Union awards David P. Smay scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to each winning application.

Congratulations to our 2020 Scholarship Winners!

 
2020 David P. Smay Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 David P. Smay Scholarship!

Rahul Chawlani
Katy, Texas
Cinco Ranch High School

Richard Deng
San Ramon, California
Dougherty Valley High School

Natalie Lorz
Benicia, California
Benicia High School

Brent Malde
El Dorado Hills, California
Oak Ridge High School

Callie McCoffery
Bakersfield, California
Bakersfield High School

Weldon “Tre” Miles III
Richmond, California
St. Mary’s College High School

Madison Siclait
Richmond, Texas
Achieve Early College High School

Marie Siclait
Richmond, Texas
Achieve Early College High School

Ashley Smelley
Houston, Texas
Memorial High School

Sydney Vaughn
Castro Valley, California
Bishop O'Dowd High School

Lauren Witte
Pearland, Texas
Glenda Dawson High School

Melanie Yue
Houston, Texas
Memorial High School

 

 


Eligibility

To apply, you must be:

  • A Credit Union member with all accounts in good standing.
  • A graduating high school senior, 19 years of age or younger.

 

Requirements
  • A thoughtful essay with a title (double-spaced, two pages maximum, eleven point font minimum) on a topic released in March.
  • Your transcript(s) reflecting all four years of high school, including any Honors or AP courses, as well as your cumulative, un-weighted GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • A list of your extracurricular and community activities and work history.

 

Submission Instructions
  • Scholarship submissions must include a cover sheet with your name, Credit Union member number, home address, phone number, email address, name of the post-secondary school you plan to attend, and your college student ID number (if available).
  • Submissions can be dropped off at any branch, mailed to Scholarships, P.O. Box 2069, Oakland, CA 94604-2069, or emailed to [email protected].
  • Submissions will be graded on a point system.
  • The submission deadline is usually May 1. Mailed submissions must be postmarked by May 1, and email submissions must be received by midnight on May 1. Winners are normally announced no later than May 31.

 

The Credit Union will award the David P. Smay Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to each winning submission. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 510-627-5000 or 800-232-8101 or send an email to [email protected].

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