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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2019 Application Period
We will be accepting scholarship applications from March 1 to May 24, 2019. Return your completed application* to GOLD Credit Union via email, mail, or fax, as described on the application.
* The information you provide on the application form will be used to update your contact information at GOLD Credit Union.
How scholarship winners are selected
We will select our five GOLD Credit Union scholarship winners for 2019 through a drawing during the first week of June. We will contact all winners by phone and/or email. Scholarship checks will be given to the winners during our Member Appreciation & Annual Meeting which will be held on June 8, 2019 at Shepherd Hills Golf Club located at 1160 Krocks Rd., Wescosville, PA 18106.
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.
Celebrating our 2018 winners
Please join us in congratulating our most recent scholarship winners! Read on to learn more about each of our 2018 scholars.
Studying at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Sarah is pursuing a Doctor of Psychology degree, specializing in Clinical Psychology.
Passionate about her course of study, she is actively involved in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Psi Chi International Society in Psychology, Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society, and Sigma Tau Beta English Honor Society.
She graduated from Teaneck High School in 2000.
Nathan will enter his freshman year this fall at West Chester University. Through his Exploratory Studies program, he'll focus on deepening his interest in exercise science and physical therapy.
Prior to graduating from Nazareth High School in 2018, he thrived both inside and outside the classroom. An accomplished student-athlete, he excelled on the baseball field and in the hockey arena. He also earned academic recognition, holding a spot on the Honor Roll, and volunteered within his community.
This fall, Aidan will begin working toward his Master of Science degree in Experimental Psychology at Villanova University.
Previously, he earned his Bachelor's in Kinesiology/Psychology from Temple University and excelled academically as part of the school's Honor's Program. He graduated from Parkland High School in 2013.
Over the past few years, his studies have taken him around the world. He traveled to the United Kingdom to study in London during the summer of 2015. Back stateside, he worked with Family Lives On, a foundation dedicated to helping children who've lost a parent or guardian. He also traveled to Nicaragua in 2016 as part of Temple's Global Medical Brigade.
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Kip graduated Salisbury School in 2006. After graduation, he moved to Portland, OR. He is attending Portland Community College and in June added the Architecture Summer Immersion Program to his accomplishments. Kip is a member of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers and has through NYU a full Frame Documentary Fellowship.
Caleb is attending the Penn State main campus and working hard toward his Chemical Engineering degree.