Zeal Credit Union Scholarships

Helping our community achieve a higher education

The application window for the 2020 Zeal scholarship program is now open. Eligible applicants are invited to fill out the application below no later than 6:00pm EST Monday, February 24, 2020.

Applicants must be a high school student who will be attending a college, university, trade, or technical school in Fall 2020. The applicant or the applicant's parent/legal guardian must be a member of Zeal Credit Union. Zeal Credit Union employees, elected or appointed officials, and their dependents are ineligible to apply.

In addition to answering the questions contained in the application, applicants are required to submit a video (no longer than 1 minute and 30 seconds) answering the question, "Imagine your future self is financially secure. How will you pay it forward?"

All applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee. Applicant videos, all required fields, and responses to questions will be judged leading to the choice of seven well-rounded applicants. All applications will be verified for accuracy. Scholarship recipients will be chosen based on the information submitted and without regard to income, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical ability, or familial status.

For more information or if you have questions, please contact us at scholarships@zealcu.org.

For a full list of scholarships and rules click here.

Scholarship Application


Are you a member of Zeal Credit Union?
If no, please provide the name of your parent/legal guardian for our Zeal team member to contact.
Are you a high school senior?
Full Name
Resident City and County


Email Address
Telephone Number
Most recent school attended
City (of school)
Please tell us about how you spend your time outside of school. (Example: work experience, extracurricular activities, participation in community and/or charitable organizations, etc.) Please feel free to include any awards/honors you have received in relation to these activities. (limit 1,000 characters)
Your intended college or technical school
Location of school
Major/field of study
Answer the following questions: (limit responses to 500 characters)
1. If you could have any superpower what would it be? Why?
2. What are you passionate about?
3. Who gave you the best financial advice, and what was it?
4. Why are you applying for this scholarship and how will it assist you in reaching your goals?
You will be asked to upload your video essay on the next page.

For a full list of scholarships and rules click here.

For more information please contact us at: scholarships@zealcu.org.

* A one-time scholarship disbursement will be made in July 2020. Corporate checks are made payable to the recipient and the school attending. Applications and documentation must be submitted electronically through the scholarship page of ZealCU.org (ZealCU.org/Scholarships) no later than 6:00pm EST Monday, February 24, 2020. All entries shall become property of Zeal Credit Union.