Helping shape the future.

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We are dedicated to assisting students within our community succeed by providing them with an opportunity to further their education through the Valley First Scholarship.1


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To apply for the Valley First Scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:

Be a member of Valley First Credit Union in good standing

Be a full-time student

Be an incoming or continuing student at Fresno City College, Modesto Junior College, California State University, Fresno or California State University, Stanislaus

Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average, based on a four-point scale

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Award Criteria

Scholarship applications will be judged on the following:

Academic Achievement

Extra-Curricular Involvement

Community Involvement

How to Apply

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Contact the financial aid department at a participating college or university to apply.

Award Notification

Scholarships are awarded through, and paid directly to, the financial aid department at each college or university. Each college or university will notify scholarship recipients.

Not yet a member?

You can establish membership if you meet our membership eligibility requirements and open a Primary Share Account. Learn about the many perks of membership.

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1Valley First Credit Union employees, volunteers and their immediate family members are not eligible to apply.