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

We are no longer accepting scholarship applications for 2019.

Winner not chosen on financial need or GPA!





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 2019-2020
  • Full-time student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational school for 2019-2020.
  • 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, watch our video or a 500 word essay
  3. School transcripts
  4. Two recommendation forms

Video or Essay Requirements

Choose ONE of the following topics:

  1. Briefly describe your long term- and short-term financial goals.
  2. Name a money habit you want to create and a money habit you want to break. How do you plan on putting these habits into action?
  3. What are some positives and negatives of having a credit card?


  • 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 February 4, 2019.
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 mail on February 19, 2019

*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.


Contact: Kim Nichols
Call: (815-267-7729) or

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