1st place: $2,500
2nd place: $1,500
3rd place: $1,000
It's now easier than ever to apply for a PARDA scholarship! We moved our application online, so you can easily apply anytime, anywhere.
Tell us how the concept of "people helping people" resonates with you. Please provide an example of how an organization has made a difference in your school/community OR a time when you have had an opportunity to give back and make a difference.
Applicants must either upload an essay or type an essay (1000 words or less) to the proposed question.
By submitting this essay, the applicant agrees that it is their original work and all other personal information is true. The applicant understands that the essay and application become the property of PARDA Federal Credit Union for whatever use they deem appropriate. Such use by the Credit Union shall not violate any applicable law. They agree to cooperate with PARDA Federal Credit Union in promotional activities related to the scholarship competition, and should the applicant be selected a winner, gives PARDA permission to use their name and photo in promotional activities. All scholarships will be issued in the name of the applicant and their attending college, unless otherwise decided by the credit union.