Vocational Scholarship Application

We invite you to apply for a $1000 award through April 15, 2022.

We'd like to learn a little more about you

WCCU awards a $1,000 scholarship annually to a graduating high school senior who has been accepted into an accredited vocational certificate 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 Friday, April 15, 2022.

Vocational 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.
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
  • What is your intended Vocation is a required field.
Status of Vocational 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 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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