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Lending Council scholarship programs

Each year, Lending Council offers scholarships to eligible credit union staff.  The Scholarship Committee will award recipients based on specific scholarship criteria.

Application deadline, September 29, 2023

CUNA Lending Council Conference, November 12-15, 2023, Denver, CO

The CUNA Lending Council wants to support rising lending executives by awarding 50 scholarships to the 2023 Lending Council Conference in Denver, November 12-15. The scholarship will support emerging lending executives with up to $3,000 towards the cost of attending the conference.

There are two tracks for the Lending Council Conference Scholarship, please select within the application which you are applying for:

  • Needs Based – Existing Lending Council members from credit unions with less than $250m in assets who have not attended the Conference in the past 2 years.
  • Next Level Executive – Existing or potential Lending Council members on the Executive track (middle management and above) seeking to stay in the industry and grow their career in Lending by accessing the peers and resources available at the Conference and as part of Council membership. 
    • 2024 Lending Council membership will be deducted from these awards. 
  • Credit union must be affiliated with CUNA.
  • Applicants that are emerging leaders at their respective credit union.
  • There are a number of factors judges will consider, but preference will be given to existing Lending Council members and those who have not attended the Conference before. 

The application form must be completed and submitted online. The steps below outline exactly how to enter.

  1. Register an Account
  2. Create Your Application
  3. Upload Digital Files
  4. Submit Application by September 29, 2023

The Scholarship Committee will select the recipients based on reasons stated on the application form. Only one scholarship will be awarded per credit union. All decisions are final.

If you have questions about the application process, such as your login credentials, please contact us.