Roush Scholarship

Coming soon: 2021 Roush Scholarship.

To aid in our goal of increased financial education across Kentucky, we offer ten, $2,500 scholarships in 2020 to college-bound students attending high school in Abound Credit Union's service area**. The scholarships, designated the Howard Roush Memorial Scholarship, symbolize our learning-driven culture and emphasis on continual growth and development. Applications for the 2021 scholarship will open January 1, 2021.

Here's Who Is Eligible

  • Must be a high school senior.
  • Must be a member in good standing with Abound Credit Union for a minimum of six months.
  • 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 provide a recent color photo to be used for publicity purposes.
  • Must have an overall high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher, on a 4.0 scale. (30% weight in overall scoring.)
  • Must have a demonstrated record of community service and extracurricular activities. (30% weight in overall scoring.)
  • Must submit a brief video OR an original essay on the topic “What does ‘Financial Independence’ mean to you?” Video must be three to five minutes in length. Essay – approximately 500 words.(40% weight in overall scoring.)


This year's application has closed. Check back January 1, 2021 to apply!

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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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