America First Charitable Foundation to Provide 80 Scholarships in Celebration of 80th Year


America First Charitable Foundation to Provide 80 Scholarships in Celebration of 80th Year
Scholarship applications are now open through May 31, 2019

Riverdale, Utah – (April 23, 2019) – Proudly serving members and communities for 80 years, the America First Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce they are providing 80 $1,000 scholarships to members. America First Credit Union has a strong emphasis on education and financial literacy, and the America First Charitable Foundation is looking for candidates who embody the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People.”

In order to be eligible, members must be graduating high school seniors or undergraduate students currently enrolled in a two-year, four-year or technical college or university, and have a passion for serving and helping others. Scholarships will be awarded based on a student’s commitment to community service, as well as leadership and academic potential.

Scholarship submissions are due by May 31, 2019, and recipients will be notified by June 28, 2019. Applicants are required to submit their hours of community service, grade point average and current transcript. They must also submit a short essay on how their community service exemplifies the credit union philosophy of people helping people. A selection committee consisting of America First employees and representing a diverse business, education and community background will evaluate the applications and select the recipients.

For additional information on America First Credit Union and to view the scholarship application, visit, or follow America First on FacebookInstagramTwitter and Pinterest.



Proudly celebrating 80 years of servicing members and a long-standing history, America First has become one of the largest, most stable and most progressive credit unions in the country, and has remained a member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative financial institution. Today, America First has 128 locations, and is the 9th largest credit union in assets in the United States with over $10.6 billion, and the sixth largest credit union in membership in America with more than 1,013,000 members.


Nicole Cypers
America First Credit Union