Eligibility for 2023 Scholarships
The applicant must be a GPO member and meet all of the following criteria:
- The member must be a college bound high school senior at the time of application.
- The member will be attending college for the first time in the fall of 2023.
- The member will be enrolled in either a two-year or four-year accredited educational institution.
- The member agrees to use any scholarship funds awarded only at an accredited educational institution by January 31, 2024.
About the GPO Scholarship Program
GPO Federal Credit Union members have the opportunity to apply for GPO's scholarship program and automatically be entered in the New York Credit Union Association scholarship program.
GPO's scholarship program winners will be awarded a $1,500, $1,000 or $500 scholarship. The New York Credit Union Association's awards range from $250 to $1,500. Both programs will be paid jointly to the student and the educational institution.
How to Apply
Download and complete the Scholarship Application Form (PDF).
Applicants should type or print clearly in the space provided on the form to answer the questions.
You and your parent or guardian must sign the Certification and Release Authorization on the back page of the application.
You will need your high school transcript documenting your GPA for grades 9 through 11 and a typed essay response to apply.
How to Submit
Once your application, transcript and essay are ready to submit, you can submit one of two ways:
Email all requested documentation to [email protected]
Drop off all requested documentation to any GPO branch.
Looking for More Information?
For more information, contact Hope Russo, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, at (315) 724-1654 ext. 2919 or email her at [email protected].
Congratulations to GPO's 2021-2022 Scholarship Winners
$1,500 Scholarship Winner
Corrine is graduating from Oneida High School and attending Le Moyne College in the Fall to pursue a career in Advertising & Publishing.
$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Gregory is graduating from Dolgeville Central School and attending Northern Vermont University in the Fall to pursue a career in Business Management.
$500 Scholarship Winner
Matthew is graduating from Clinton Central School and attending Binghamton University in the Fall to pursue a career in Law.
$300 Scholarship Winner
Sean is graduating from Westmoreland High School and attending SUNY Polytechnic Institute in the Fall to pursue a career in Software Development.