Trade/Industrial Arts Scholarship Application

We invite you to apply for a $1,500 award through April 1, 2024.

We'd like to learn a little more about you

WCCU awards a $1,500 scholarship annually to a local graduating high school senior who has been accepted into an accredited trade/industrial arts program and has a high school GPA of 2.8 or higher.

An essay is not required, though we do include a few questions about your career interests and future goals. Examples of accepted Credentialed Certificate Programs are listed in the application below.

Applicant or Parent/Guardian must be a member of the Westerly Community Credit Union to be eligible to apply. To be considered, fully complete and submit the online application below by April 1, 2024.

Trade/Industrial Arts Scholarship Application

Westerly Community Credit Union

  • Applicant's Name is a required field.
  • Address is a required field.
  • Telephone is a required field.
  • Please enter a valid phone number.
  • Present High School is a required field.
  • Email is a required field.
  • Please enter a valid email address.
Additional Required Information

All questions MUST be answered fully. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • High School Transcript is a required field.
Please submit one letter of recommendation from an instructor of your trade or a person of influence. (Family members are excluded.)
  • Letter of Recommendation is a required field.
Example accredited trade/industrial arts programs
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Apprenticeships
  • Architectural Draftsperson
  • Automotive Technology
  • (CADD) Computer Aided Drafting & Design
  • Computer and Network Technology
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Office Manager
  • Electrician
  • Electronics System Technology
  • Electronics Technician
  • HVAC Maintenance
  • HVAC/R — Heating/Air Conditioning
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Network Technician
  • Performing Arts
  • Plumbing
  • What is your intended Trade is a required field.
Status of Trade School/Program Application(s)
  • School/Program Choice #1 is a required field.
                Name and Address of Parent(s) and/or Guardian(s)
                    If mother is self-employed, please explain
                          If father is self-employed, please explain
                            Name(s), Age(s), and School of Siblings
                                              In the space provided below, please answer the following questions as fully and completely as possible.
                                              • Why have you selected this Trade program? is a required field.
                                              • Why do you need a Scholarship? is a required field.
                                              • Where do you see yourself in 5 years? is a required field.
                                              • Please share detailed information regarding your community involvement and your high school activities is a required field.
                                              • Are there any special circumstances that you would like to make the Committee aware of? is a required field.

                                              Westerly Community Credit Union is a full-service credit union with Rhode Island branches in Westerly, RichmondWakefield, and Coventry.