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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. Our 2024 scholarship application opens on February 9, 2024, and accepts applications until April 5, 2024. 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



2024 Scholarship Application

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


2023 Receipients 

Teacher Grants

  • 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
Click here to view the full press release.


  • Brynn B., Hillsdale High School – Hillsdale County 
  • Julia H., Jackson High School – Jackson County 
  • Mercedes M., Jackson Preparatory & Early College – Jackson County 
  • Kayla J., Jackson High School – Jackson County 
  • Abigail L., Springport High School – Jackson County 
  • Shatonia D., Jackson High School – Jackson County 
  • Zebedee S., - Chelsea High School – Washtenaw County 
  • Ella B., Western High School – Jackson County 
  • McCormack N., Saline High School – Washtenaw County 
  • Audrey R., Manchester High School – Washtenaw County 
  • Cassandra D., Michigan Center High School – Jackson County
  • Michael M., Jackson High School – Jackson County 
  • Hallee C., Hanover Horton High School – Jackson County 
  • Karson S., Northwest High School – Jackson County 
  • Lewis M., Ann Arbor Skyline High School – Washtenaw County 
  • Joseph H. – Napoleon High School – Jackson County 

Click here to view the full press release.


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.