Investing in our community's future

We recognize a sound investment when we see it! That's why we're proud to support our Members' educational goals, whether you're just starting college or returning to school later in life. Each year, we offer five monetary scholarships to students pursuing higher education. Do you have dreams of a degree? We'd love to help make it possible.

How to apply for a GOLD scholarship


The applicant must be a Member of GOLD Credit Union and be attending a college, university, technical, or vocational school. Review our scholarship application form for full eligibility requirements.

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2020 Application Period

Information for 2020 scholarship applications will be announced before January 1st.

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How scholarship winners are selected

2019 Selection

We selected six GOLD Credit Union scholarship winners through a drawing for 2019 and presented them with scholarship checks at our Member Appreciation & Annual Meeting in June. The winners are listed below. Congratulations to all!

Learn about Education Loans

Wondering how to make your dreams of attending college a reality? An Education Loan can fill in gaps not covered by financial assistance.

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Celebrating our 2019 winners


Please join us in congratulating our most recent scholarship winners! Read on to learn more about each of our 2019 scholars.

Andrew R. Johnson

Andrew is currently attending King's College to study Business Administration with a major in Accounting. Through the study abroad program at King's, Andrew was able to study Philosophy in Greece. An accomplished student-athlete, Andrew will also be serving as the Swim Team Captain for the 2019/2020 school year. 


Jennifer Ross

Jennifer earned her Associate of Science Degree this past December at Northampton Community College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Jennifer is currently enrolled as a Junior studying Sports Medicine at East Stroudsburg University. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys volunteering at Horses and Horizons.


Eric Brinckman

Eric graduated from Emmaus High School in 2010 and is now attending Penn State University, where he is working toward his degree in Bio Chemistry. Eric plans to attend medical school to become a doctor after he completes his undergraduate degree.

Samantha Biggs

Samantha graduated in 2014 from Northampton Area High School. She completed her undergraduate degree at Temple University, where she earned Summa Cum Laude honors. Samantha is now in her second-year at Montclair State University working toward her Master's Degree. 

Jack Ogozaly

Jack graduated from Freedom High School in 2016 and is currently enrolled at the University of Florida, where he is studying Philosophy and Economics. Jack is a Seneff Honors College Scholar. He was also a 2017 and 2018 National Academic Quiz Community College Championship Tournament Champion. 

Andrew J. Johnson

Andrew is currently attending the United States Military Academy at West Point.

2020 applications will be available by January 1st.

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