Career Advancement Scholarship

We support the important work of educators and medical professionals through annual scholarships.

Money for members who make a difference

Shaping minds. Healing bodies. At Foothill Credit Union, we believe that people who take on these tasks deserve our admiration, our respect - and our financial support.

We look forward to receiving your application

Every year, Foothill Credit Union awards $3,000 scholarships to members seeking to pursue or advance a career in the education or medical field.

  • Applications are accepted from August through October.
  • Each applicant must have a Foothill Credit Union account in his/her name.
  • If you are not a member, you may open an account and become eligible to apply.
  • If selected, you must become a member before receiving the award funds.
  • Applicants must be members for at least three months to become eligible for the award.
  • For more information, please contact Melissa at (626) 445-0950, ext. 6255.


What does the application consist of?

  1. Short answer questions of 150 words or less.
  2. Letter of support from a supervisor or professional colleague typed on company letterhead.
  3. Activities and Recognition.
  4. Document showing information about the certificate, accreditation or training you plan to achieve.
Applications are judged by a group comprised of Foothill Credit Union employees. All decisions are final. The credit union cannot provide any information on the status of the applications.

***Please check back next year.***

Foothill Credit Union employees, Board and Committee members and their families are not eligible for the Education nor Medical Career Advancement Scholarship award. All decisions are final. Foothill reserves the right to hold all submitted documents. We suggest you make additional copies for your records.

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Foothill Credit Union is a full-service credit union with California branches in Arcadia, Covina and Glendora.