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 congratulate all of the 2020 Scholarship recipients and all of the students who applied for this opportunity as well.

Our website will be updated to reflect the 2021 Scholarship Program requirements and guidelines in October 2020 when the New York Credit Union Association releases their selection criteria and the application period opens.

Congratulations to all of our 2020 Scholarship Winners

  • Annalea Passeggiata • NYCUA Distinction
  • Sarah Mutler • NYCUA Distinction
  • Anthony Orlando • NYCUA Distinction
  • Gregory Sofield • NYCUA Distinction
  • Jeri Stiklickas • NYCUA Distinction
  • Skylar Ulrich • NYCUA Distinction
  • Kelly Blauvelt
  • Andrew Glennon
  • Natalie Ugenti
  • Andrew Zutler

Scholarship Requirements

2020 Scholarship Guide: How to Apply

Application Period Closed

How to Apply


Step 1: Download the 2020 Scholarship Application Form. Please type or print clearly, and use only the space provided on the form to answer the questions. Other than where specified on the application form, no attachments, resumes, pictures or other materials of any kind should be submitted or used to answer the questions.

Step 2: The applicant and his/her parent or guardian must sign the Certification and Release Authorization on the last page of the application form.

Step 3: The signed application must be submitted with:

  • a high school transcript documenting student’s GPA for grades 9–11
  • an SAT/PSAT/ACT transcript; and
  • a typed essay response.
The application, transcripts and essay must be returned to the credit union by January 10, 2020. If any portion is incomplete or missing, the application will not be considered.

Step 4: The application must be signed by a credit union management-level employee of the applicant’s participating credit union in order to verify eligibility.

Step 5: Scholarship Winners will be announced in May 2020 – anyone who submitted an application will be contacted via email, winners will be emailed and called.

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

Note: You must be a member of a participating New York credit union to apply for a college scholarship through this program. To become a Bethpage member, you can visit your nearest branch or sign up online before applying to the scholarship.