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American 1 Gives Back to the Community

American 1 Community Involvement Scholarships

American 1 awards scholarships worth $1,000 each to Michigan students who will be continuing their education after high school graduation. Applying students must be a resident of Michigan and a senior in high school who is planning on attending some form of higher education. Applicants do not need to be a member at American 1 Credit Union. All applicants must write an essay of 1,500 words or less on altruism.

Congratulations to the 2019 scholarship recipients!

  • Jamie Gorman – Chelsea, Chelsea High School
  • Natalie Anderson – Jackson, Homeschooled
  • Aubree Dickens – Brooklyn, Columbia Central High School
  • Emily Goodin – Petersburg, Summerfield High School
  • Anna Sun – Canton, Detroit Country Day School
  • Madelyn Atwood – Jackson, Northwest High School
  • Ajay Bharathan – Canton, Salem High School
  • Chance Cauthon – Clarklake, Hanover-Horton High School
  • Alexander Dunbar – Jonesville, Jonesville High School
  • Hailey Peguro – Battle Creek, Harper Creek High School

Our scholarships are funded through our loan Skip-a-Pay program, where American 1 members can choose to skip one month’s loan payment for $25. That $25 funds our scholarship program, plus other administrative fees.
*Immediate family members of American 1 Employees or Board Members are not eligible.

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