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2018 Scholarships

Community First Credit Union is pleased to provide access to two scholarship opportunities Learn more about these two scholarships below.


Register now for the Mad City Money Competion and $9,000 in total scholarships

Mad Money scholarships

Grab your friends and classmates and Join Northeast Ohio Credit Unions for the 2018 Mad City Money Competition! You and your team will compete in a virtual Game of Life with an opportunity to win a Grand Prize of a $1,500 scholarship for EACH of your team members! Second Place team wins $1,000 Scholarships each! Third Place team wins $500 each!

Go to and register your team of 3 (you and two additional team members).

To complete your registration, pay a refundable team registration deposit of $20 (your team receives the deposit back on the date of the competition).

Make checks out to: NECUOA. You can drop off a check at any of the sponsoring credit unions or mail to:
2018 Mad City Registration
c/o Lake County Educational
1595 Mentor Ave.
Painesville, OH 44077

Deadline for registration is April 14, 2018. Direct questions to one of the participating credit unions listed below or

The Mad City Money event is a competition that takes place around the country. This particular event is sponsored by 17 local credit unions and corporate sponsors in the Northeast Ohio area.

Download and print the official flyer.


OCUF video scholarship

Apply for the OCUF Video Scholarship

The Ohio Credit Union Foundation is offering Ohio undergraduate credit union members the opportunity to apply for a $5,000 video-based scholarship.

To enter, create a 60-second to 2½-minute video answering the following scholarship question:

"If you ran your credit union, what initiatives/programs/products would you implement to foster the philosophy of People Helping People?"

Any member of an Ohio-based credit union who is in good standing and currently attends or has been accepted to attend a college or university, in pursuit of an undergraduate degree, may apply. Proof of acceptance/enrollment will need to be submitted upon request.

See complete information on the Ohio Credit Union Foundation website.