Niche College Scholarship

Parda's Scholarship

March 31, 2025
Awards Available: 3

Scholarship Description

Since its inception in 2006, Parda's Scholarship Program has been dedicated to honoring college students who exemplify educational excellence and leadership in their schools and communities. Parda Credit Union takes pride in having provided $85,000 in scholarships to past recipients, recognizing their outstanding academic achievements and commitment to the credit union philosophy of people helping people.

Scholarship Awards:

  • 1st Place: $2,500
  • 2nd Place: $1,500
  • 3rd Place: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for these scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Membership in Parda Credit Union is not required at the time of scholarship application. However, if selected, the applicant must become a member of Parda Credit Union before the scholarship is awarded.
  • Applicants must submit an essay answering one of the proposed questions in 1,000 words or less.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college, community college, university, U.S. trade, or vocational school.
  • Applicants must demonstrate active participation in service to their school and/or community.
  • Previous recipients and applicants are eligible to apply again if they still meet the eligibility criteria.

Application Process:

  • Complete the scholarship application form.
  • Submit an original essay in response to one of the proposed questions.

Deadline for Submission:

March 31st

Parda Credit Union is committed to fostering educational excellence and leadership, and through this scholarship program, we aim to empower deserving students on their academic journey. Join us in celebrating the achievements of outstanding individuals who embody the spirit of community service and academic dedication. Apply for the Parda Scholarship Program and take a step toward realizing your educational goals. Scholarship Search