Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicants must be first-time or re-entry students ages 23 or older who are attending college full or part time and are trying to move forward with their lives.
  2. Proof of enrollment is required. Applicant must be seeking an undergraduate degree and enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited school (two- or four-year university or technical school) in the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan area.
  3. Students must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA, and must provide the following before receiving future installments from the scholarship fund:
    1. Proof of GPA
    2. Current schedule of classes
    3. Bill showing tuition/fees
  4. Applicants must be able to define their career goals in the form of an essay, and two letters of recommendation are required.
  5. Post graduate degree candidates (masters, PhD) are not eligible.
  6. Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.
  7. Employees of the St. Louis Community Credit Union, its Board of Directors and Committee Members, as well as the Board and committees of Prosperity Connection, are not eligible.