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We support youth success

 
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Scholarships

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Awards

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Bursaries

 
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Rewarding success in the community

Scholarships 

We recognize students who are members for their academic, extracurricular and community contributions.

Some of the scholarships we offer are:

  • Okanagan College - Salmon Arm Campus: Four $2,000
    Scholarships

  • Salmon Arm Secondary: Five $1,500 Scholarships

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Applications are available from your school counsellor at
​your academic institution (School District #83).

 

 
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Removing barriers to higher education

Educational Awards

We offer members awards to members who are incoming college or university students. Some of the available awards are:

  • Salmon Arm Secondary: two $750 awards

  • Eagle River Secondary: one $750 award

  • A.L. Fortune Secondary: one $750 award

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To be eligible for an award, students must be pursuing post-secondary studies that are over 6 weeks or over in length OR 6 credits per semester as a part-time student. 

Note: this includes programs such as trades, education, health care, early childhood education, office administration, etc.

 
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Providing financial support 

Bursaries

One of the bursaries we offer is the Okanagan College Bursary with the Credit Union Foundation of BC. This fund is an annual award for a student entering a trade program at the Okanagan College Salmon Arm campus. View their website for details.

The Credit Union Foundation of BC distributes educational awards to credit union members as well as grants to BC colleges and universities. If you are an incoming undergraduate student, check out the Credit Unions of BC Bursary Program.

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Youth Accounts

Our youth accounts meet the needs of our youngest members through to active teens.

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RESP

The Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) allows you to save for your child's post-secondary education.

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Plan while young

It's never too early to start banking. Learn more about student accounts, educational borrowing, or selecting investments.

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Youth Endowment Fund

Whether it is a minor sports team, an amateur theatre production, or recreational infrastructure, we want to support our youth and make a difference. See our Youth Endowment Fund with Shuswap Community Foundation.