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Scholarship & Educational Grant Programs

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Scholarships & Educational Grant Programs

American 1 Credit Union is dedicated to being Boldly Generous to our local students and teachers. In 2023, we gave back over $20,000 to educational programs across Jackson, Calhoun, Wayne, Lenawee, and Washtenaw counties.*

*Subject to availability requirements. click here to learn more



Scholarship Application

The 2024 scholarship application is now closed. Thank you for all your submissions! 



Teacher Grants Awarded in 2023

  • Kristen Watters, Camden-Frontier
  • Lora Wallich, Michener Elementary School
  • Marabeth Lewis, Custer Elementary School
  • Kelsey Miller, St Andrew School Saline
  • Anthony Miller, Walters Elementary
  • Roberta Nuttall, Marshall Middle School
  • Kalani Bates Burghard, Marshall
  • Kendra Gibbs, Marshall 
  • Bryan Mangiavellano, Northwest High School
  • Stacy N Haney, Keicher Elementary
  • Courtney Perry, Parkside Middle School
  • Jake Spurgeon-Hess, Hanover-Horton Middle School


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Scholarships Awarded in 2024

  • Brandon B; Chelsea High School; Washtenaw
  • Ethan K; Huron High School; Washtenaw
  • Isabella M; Chelsea High School; Washtenaw
  • Jackson D; Chelsea High School; Washtenaw
  • Jenna O; Chelsea High School; Washtenaw
  • Jordyn T; Plymouth High School; Wayne
  • Kelli H; Jackson High School; Jackson
  • Mackenzie M; Milan High School; Monroe
  • Maddux L; Springport High School; Jackson
  • Madeline B; Hudson Area Schools; Lenawee
  • Madison B; Western High School; Jackson
  • Rayan S; Canton High School; Wayne
  • Savanna P; Concord High School; Jackson
  • Savannah C; Columbia Central High School; Jackson
  • Marissa B; Napoleon High School; Jackson

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Disclaimer: Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors looking to attend college, complete a certificate, or join a trade school. Applicants must live in Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale, Calhoun, Washtenaw, or Wayne Counties. Visit to learn more. American 1 employees, board members, and their immediate family members are not eligible.