Apply for a Telhio Scholarship!

We're excited to announce that Telhio is now accepting applications for the 2019 Scholarship Program! We will offer one $2000 scholarship and two $500 scholarships to eligible students who are attending a two or four-year college or trade school.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a Telhio Credit Union member, or dependent of a member in good standing.
  • Must be a student enrolled in a two- or four-year college/trade school during the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Must submit a completed application package by 5 pm on July 31, 2019. Mailed applications must be postmarked by July 31, 2019

Completed Application Package must include:

Student applicants are asked to submit an essay on one of the following topics:

  • How can Telhio products and services help college students manage their finances?

  • Using one of the Seven Principles of Credit Unions, how would you convince a friend or family member that it's better to use a credit union than another financial institution?

  • What's one financial lesson or experience that has had a major impact on you or your family? How did this help shape your overall financial understanding or well-being?

Download the 2019 Scholarship Application

Completed applications can be submitted via mail, email, or delivered in person to any Telhio branch location.

Mail to:
Telhio Credit Union
ATTN: Marketing Dept.
96 North Fourth Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215


Official Rules and Guidelines: One essay submission per person. Essays not within the guidelines will not be accepted and will render the applicant ineligible. Submitted application must be received by 5:00 pm on July 31, 2019. Mailed applications must be postmarked by July 31, 2019. Telhio Board of Directors, employees and immediate family members are not eligible for the Telhio scholarship. Award: One (1) $2000 scholarship and two (2) $500 scholarships will be awarded. Winners will be notified on or before August 5, 2019. Acceptance of scholarship will constitute permission for Telhio Credit Union to use the winners' names and likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation. Scholarship funds will be deposited electronically into the share savings account provided in this application. All applicable taxes are the responsibility of the winner. Winning essays may be published in the Telhio Credit Union newsletter, Telhio website and social media sites. All entries shall become property of Telhio Credit Union and cannot be returned. Telhio Credit Union will not be responsible for lost, damaged, illegible, incomplete, or misdirected entries.

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