Six $2,000 Scholarships will be awarded! 

Fortera Credit Union is committed to the education of our      young members. For the eleventh year in a row, Fortera will  award six scholarships as an ongoing commitment to higher education. The Fortera Credit Union Scholarship Program was established to help student members pursue a post-secondary education toward an undergraduate or associates degree or trade certification.

Eligibility Requirements*

To be considered for a Fortera Credit Union Scholarship, the student must meet the following criteria:

  1. Applicant must be the primary member of a Fortera Credit Union account and the account must be in good standing. Not yet a member? Simply see a Member Advisor to fill out a membership application and have $5.00 to open your share account. If you live out of the area, complete the membership application and contact the Credit Union at 800.821.5891 to receive instructions for opening the account by mail.

  2. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior and will attend an accredited college, university, community college or technical school, and be considered a full-time student, as defined by the respective school. Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least 2.0 on a 4-point scale to be eligible.


Applicants must submit the following:

Completed application and corresponding information must be received by 4:00 p.m. CST on April 3, 2020 to be eligible.

Please email, mail or deliver information to:

Fortera Credit Union
Attn: Scholarship Applications
P.O. Box 30669
2050 Lowe’s Drive
Clarksville, TN 37040



Call  931.431.2153


*The scholarship amount of $2,000 will be a one-time payment made directly to the school by the Credit Union. Graduate students are not eligible. All qualified applicants will have an equal opportunity to be selected to receive a Fortera Credit Union Scholarship. A qualified applicant is anyone who meets the above eligibility and has submitted all required information. Scholarship recipients will be selected and notified by June 5, 2020. The number of scholarships to be awarded each year will be determined by the Board of Directors of Fortera Credit Union each November for the following graduating school year.




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