Scholarships

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING 2023 APPLICATIONS! 



Bill T. Hicks 
Scholarship Program

Your future is our future, and we want to be there for you every step of the way! 

If the next step of your journey includes a college, university, or trade institution, we'd love to help you get started. 

This one-time $5,000 scholarship will go to four eligible high school seniors for education expenses. You could be next!



First Round - Application

Application will close on Jan. 15 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Check your eligibility.

Applicants must:

Be a Y-12 FCU member

Graduate from high school in 2023 

Be accepted into an accredited 2- or 4-year college or accredited trade school with enrollment beginning summer or fall semester of 2023 

Have a minimum GPA of 2.5


Complete the application form.

Application




Resources:

Application PDF
FAQs
Guidelines



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Transcripts


Applicant Photo


Letters of Recommendation

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Box Instructions



 


Second Round - Essay or Video

Selected applicants will be notified by Feb. 1, 2023, and can choose between submitting an essay or a video.

 

Essay

Submissions must be uploaded to Box 
by midnight (12 a.m.) on April 1, 2023.

Prompt will be provided upon notification of selection for the second round.

The essay must be at least 2,000 words, double-spaced, and in MLA format.

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Box Instructions



  

Video

Submissions must be uploaded to Box 
by midnight (12 a.m.) on April 1, 2023.

Prompt will be provided upon notification of selection for the second round.

The video must be at least five minutes long.

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Box Instructions




Additional Resources

 

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Frequently Asked Questions




 

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