We are no longer accepting applications for 2022

Two $1,000 scholarships:
Graduating high school senior OR Existing higher education student!

Winner not chosen on financial need or GPA!

View our video for more information.





Who is eligible?
  • Applicant, parents, or grandparents must be Abri members for 3 months or more before application is submitted*
  • Graduating high school senior who plans on attending an accredited college, university, or vocational school full-time for 2022-2023
  • Full-time student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational school for 2022-2023.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 or 3.5 out of 5.0 or higher
What's required?
  1. Short application
  2. 60-second Video or a 500 word essay
  3. School transcripts
  4. Two recommendation forms

Video or Essay Requirements

Video/Essay Topics:

  • While this $1,000 must be used only on tuition; where would you allocate $1,000 if you could distribute it throughout all of your expenses?
  • What is the best financial advice you have been given and how have you implemented that in your day-to-day activities?
  • Video

    • 60-second video/commercial
    • Video format guidelines: File size limit is 300 MB. Acceptable file formats are .MPG; .MOV; .AVI; .WMV.
    • The video will not be judged on the quality of the production, but the message itself. View Top 10 Tips for Directing a Scholarship-Worthy Video


    • 500 word essay
    • Essay format guidelines: double spaced, 1” margins, 12 point Times New Roman font, 500 words or approximately 2 pages in length. No longer than 700 words, approximately 3 pages in length.
How do I apply? Online: Complete your application & upload the items listed above. You can also complete the online application and mail your transcripts, recommendations & video or essay.

Print: Download the application and forms. Then mail your completed application, along with your documentation & video or essay to:Abri Credit Union, Scholarship Committee, 1350 W. Renwick Rd. Romeoville, IL 60446
Application deadline
  • Only complete applications will be considered.
  • Applications must be completed online or postmarked and received by Abri Credit Union no later than midnight on January 31, 2022.
Distribution of Award
  • Abri will award two $1,000 scholarships in the form of a cashier’s check payable to the students and their school.
  • Winners will be notified by phone and email on February 18, 2022

*Your Abri accounts (checking, ATM, savings, etc.) must be in good standing with no delinquent or charged off loans. Abri board members and employees and their immediate families are not eligible. Students who have previously won the Abri scholarship in each category above will not be eligible to win.