Roush Scholarship

Roush Scholarship

Our Roush Scholarship is designated the Howard Roush Memorial Scholarship, symbolizing our learning-driven culture and emphasis on continual growth and development. We support students in all of the locations that we have branches.

Ten $2,500 Scholarships

To aid in our goal of increased financial education across Kentucky, we offer ten, $2,500 scholarships to college-bound high school seniors in Abound Credit Union's service area**.

Scholarship recipients are selected in April and awarded during our Annual Meeting in May.

The deadline to apply is March 31.


  • Must be a high school senior
  • Must be a member in good standing with Abound Credit Union for a minimum of six months
  • Must have an overall high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher, on a 4.0 scale (30% weight in overall scoring)

How to Apply

  • 500 word essay or three to five minute video answering the following question: “What does ‘Financial Independence’ mean to you?"
  • Must show proof of enrollment in a college/vocational/technical institution for funds to be released to the school
  • Must provide High School transcript
  • Must have a demonstrated record of community service and extracurricular activities
  • Must provide a recent professional color photo to be used for publicity purposes


All applications, supporting materials and video or essay must be submitted to Abound Credit Union, no later than March 31, 2021.

Submit completed application materials to:
Howard Roush Memorial Scholarship Program
Abound Credit Union C/O Hollie Sexton
P.O. Box 900, Radcliff, Kentucky 40159-0900

Questions? Email


Introducing our 2020 Roush Scholarship Winners!

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*The following persons are NOT eligible to enter the Howard Roush Memorial Scholarship Program: Abound Federal Credit Union employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising/promotional agencies, volunteers and immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings and children) of volunteers and staff.
**Please check with your high school career/guidance counselor to confirm your school’s location is in the Abound Credit Union service area.
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