Bethpage Education Scholarships

Apply for a scholarship from Bethpage

Thank you for your interest in our scholarship program, offered in partnership with the New York Credit Union Association.

We would like to thank all of the 2023 scholarship applicants and we will share the list of students who are selected as scholarship recipients by the New York Credit Union Association in June 2023.

The 2024 Bethpage Scholarship cycle opens in the fall and we will update the program application information and links in October 2023.


2022-2023 Academic Year

  • October 2022: Application period for graduating High School seniors opens
  • January 7, 2023: Application deadline (Late applications will not be considered)
  • June 2023: Scholarship winners are announced
  • July 2023: Award checks are distributed to recipients
  • October 2023: Application period for the 2024 Bethpage Scholarship Program opens

Scholarship Requirements

2023 Scholarship Guide: How to Apply
Application Period Closed

How to Apply


Step 1: Carefully review the eligibility requirements and online application process for the 2023 College Scholarship Program.

Step 2: The applicant must obtain a verification code to ensure that they are a Bethpage Federal Credit Union member in good standing. The applying student must have a Bethpage account with their name on it, not a family member. This verification code can be requested by submitting the applicant’s full name and phone number used for membership to

Step 3: The application must be submitted with:

  • a high school transcript documenting student’s GPA for grades 9–11
  • an essay response.

Step 4: The applicant and his/her parent or guardian must sign the Certification and Release Authorization on the last page of the application form.

Step 5: The application, transcripts and essay must be submitted to the New York Credit Union Association by the January 7, 2023 deadline. If any portion is incomplete or missing, the application will not be considered. Additionally, late applications will not be accepted.

Step 6: Scholarship Winners will be announced by June 2023 – all applicants will be receiving an email in June with the names of the ten selected scholarship recipients for the 2023 College Scholarship Program. The minimum scholarship prize per student is $1,000. Bethpage Federal Credit Union scholarship winner awards are made payable to the recipients’ colleges and those who receive an award distinction from the NYCUA receive their funds directly from the association.

For any questions you may have, please contact Kimberley Ruiz at or call 516-497-0803.

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