Deadline has been extended to Friday, March 16, 2018!

The purpose of the $1,000 McCrumb Scholarship is to recognize and encourage scholastic achievement, community involvement, and excellent character.

Requirements to qualify for scholarship:

  1. Scholarships are available to members of PFCU who are high school seniors or home-schooled seniors for the class of 2018.
  2. Must be a member, in good standing, of PFCU.
  3. Must enroll in an accredited university, vocational or technical college in the fall of 2018 following high school graduation.
  4. Total GPA of 3.0 or higher

Criteria for awarding the scholarship by the McCrumb Scholarship Committee at PFCU:

  1. Citizenship - The recipient must have a good citizenship record, such as outside work activity advantageous to their church, family or community.
  2. Attitude of Recipient - The student’s attitude must be that which, in the consideration and opinion of the committee, will make additional education or training beneficial to him/her in the community which the student will reside.
  3. Economics - The financial situation of the student shall be taken into consideration by the committee as to whether or not the applicant needs the funds. Students who will be working or repaying a large part of their education funding are encouraged to apply.
The Scholarship Application:

  • Part 1: Student Application                                          
  • Part 2: Written Recommendation from one non-relative such as a neighbor, boss, teacher or coach. Please make sure your reference omits your name in their recommendation letter.
  • Part 3: Two references that are non-relative and not associated with your school.
  • Part 4: A typed essay (500 words or less) on a famous quote and how it encompasses your philosophy of life                                                       

Details of Scholarship:

  1. There will be a total of ten (10) scholarship recipients- we strongly encourage those pursuing a skilled trade to apply for this scholarship.
  2. The amount of the McCrumb Scholarship will be $1,000.00 for each scholarship recipient.
  3. Payment will be made in check form and payable to the scholarship recipient to use towards future schooling.
  4. The scholarship recipients are invited to attend our Annual Meeting to be awarded their check and get their picture taken.
  5. The scholarship must be used within one year after the date it is awarded.

The application, recommendation form and essay need to be submitted, in full, to any PFCU office by March 16, 2018. NOTE: DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED! You will only be notified if you win a scholarship from PFCU.

By submitting this application I agree to give PFCU the right to use and reuse, in any manner at all, the essay, photographs or any general information provided by the application selection process. This information could be used in any medium or form of distribution, and for any purposes including, without limitation, all promotional and advertising uses, newspapers, and other trade purposes, as well as using my name in connection therewith, if they so desire;

If you have any questions, please contact us via e-mail at or call (517) 647-7571 Ext. 1131.

Offline Application
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Apply for the 2018 McCrumb Scholarship