Vocational Scholarship Application

We invite you to apply for one of our $500 awards.

We'd like to learn a little more about you

WCCU awards two $500 scholarships annually to graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll in vocational certificate programs. Applicants must already be accepted into an accredited program and have a high school GPA of 2.8 or better. No essay is required, though we do include a few questions about your career interests and future goals.

Submissions deadline- 3/12/21.  To apply for a Westerly Community Credit Union Scholarship, please complete this form below or use this printable application form

Westerly Community Credit Union Vocational Scholarship Application

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

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Vocational Scholarship Application

Westerly Community Credit Union

The Westerly Community Credit Union offers two $500 Scholarships awarded to graduating High School Seniors who plan to attend locally recognized Vocation Credentialed Certificate Programs upon graduation.

Examples of accepted Credentialed Certificate Programs are listed below.

To be considered, this application must be fully completed and submitted no later than Friday, March 12, 2021. Applicants must be accepted to a locally recognized Vocation Credentialed Certificate Program with a GPA of 2.8 or better. To be eligible, Applicant or Parent/Guardian must be a member or become a member of the Westerly Community Credit Union by the time of application.
  • 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.

  • Official 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.)
  • One Letter of Recommendation is a required field.
Please describe why this scholarship should be awarded to you. Please use specific examples in your response.
  • Outline is a required field.
Examples of Credentialed Certificate 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
To which Vocational Schools or Programs have you been accepted:
  • School #1 is a required field.
        • To which Vocational School or Program have you chosen to attend is a required field.
        • What is your intended Vocation 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 Vocational 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.

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