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Charles M. Cook Scholarship


Each year, Partners 1st awards scholarships in time for fall enrollment to members to help offset the cost of higher education. The Charles M. Cook Scholarship program was designed for qualified individuals who are in pursuit of educational advancement.


- Applicants must be a member of Partners 1st Federal Credit Union.

- The person or persons primarily responsible for the applicant’s support must be a member in good standing of Partners 1st Federal Credit Union.

- Applicants must be a high school senior or a full-time undergraduate student. Applicants must graduate during the current school year or have completed the requirements for graduation by the end of this school year.

- Officials, employees, spouses, and immediate family members of officials and employees of Partners 1st Federal Credit Union are not be eligible.


The Committee judges candidates on the basis of academic performance and potential as shown by high school or college records, participation, and leadership roles in extra-curricular activities; and evidence of strong character and motivation as seen in the student’s life outside the school.

Ready to apply? View the scholarship application, type out your answers in the PDF, and return by mail by May 31 to:

Partners 1st Federal Credit Union
c/o Charles M. Cook Scholarship Program
1330 Directors Row
Fort Wayne, IN 46808