Cunningham Memorial Scholarship

Higher education can be empowering and help you advance your knowledge and skills. We help you with the price tag that comes with schooling.

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  • Expand your knowledge through higher education
  • Receive recognition for your efforts
  • Distinguish your unique achievements

The Robert A. Cunningham Scholarship was created in 1998 to honor the memory of Robert A. Cunningham, who volunteered as a GECU board member for 30 years. He sat on the supervisory committee for 10 years and served three terms (nine years) as a Chairperson of the Board.

This college scholarship honors five-graduating high-school seniors who share the same spirit of volunteerism and scholastic achievement as Mr. Cunningham.

New Enhancements to our Robert A. Cunningham Scholarship!

To align with college decisioning and students solidifying their future plans, our scholarship application period will now run January through March.

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Applicants must be: a primary GECU member, a college-bound high school senior with a strong academic record, and involved in volunteer activities. If you have a passion for giving back, we want to hear from you!

What you can expect 

Each recipient receives a $2,000 scholarship. The recipients of the scholarship are notified in early spring and are highlighted in the second quarter (April) edition of our Bright Horizons newsletter.

2022 Scholarship winners

We are not accepting applications for the Cunningham Memorial Scholarship at this time.

Check back in the fall for information about next year's scholarship program.

General Electric Credit Union is a full-service financial institution headquartered in Cincinnati with branches in Ohio and Kentucky.

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