Security Service Federal Credit Union is committed to assisting members with their financial needs. Knowing that higher education is one of the keys to a successful future, Security Service annually awards scholarships to high school seniors to assist them in paying for their college education. This year, Security Service will award $2,500 scholarships to 20 outstanding high school graduates. Scholarships are non-renewable and can be used at any college or university of their choice.
To apply, please send your completed application, along with transcripts, teacher recommendations, and an essay to Security Service at the address listed on the application. Your application will be reviewed by an independent scholarship committee. Scholarship winners will be notified by phone and letter in mid-March. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a member, child, or grandchild of a member of Security Service Federal Credit Union.
- Be ranked in the top 15 percent of your graduating class.
- Be a high school student graduating in the Spring of 2014.
Winners are selected based on their academic achievements, extracurricular activities, character and leadership qualities, and community involvement. Deadline for submitting the application is November 1, 2013.
How to Apply:
If you live inside of Bexar County, Texas:
You must apply through the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. (pdf) scholarship clearing house. You may download and print the application or contact the Foundation directly to request an application:
Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation
1250 NE Loop 410, Ste. 810
San Antonio, TX 78209
If you live outside of Bexar County, Texas:
You can apply using Security Service's scholarship application form. You may print it out directly from the website or request an application by calling the Security Service corporate communications department at 210.476.4613 or 1.888.415.7878 extension 4613. Mail the completed application, including all forms and supplemental materials, to the corporate communications department. You may also write to the corporate communications department to request an application:
Security Service Federal Credit Union
Attn: Scholarships/Linda Kieu
16211 La Cantera Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78256-2419
Phone: (210) 476-4613