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CPM Federal Credit Union
Easterling Memorial Scholarships

Scholarship applications for the 2024 - 2025 school year is now open.

Mr. Easterling was our CEO for a number of years. He was a strong advocate for education and dedicated to informing our community about the importance of credit unions. Because of his dedication to education and the credit union movement we are proud to offer the CPM Federal Credit Union Easterling Memorial Scholarship. Each year we award multiple scholarships!

The criteria for submission are listed below:

  • Candidates can be of any major and must be or will be a full-time student successfully entering their Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior year of college.
  • Candidates must be a CPM member or the child of a member

Application criteria:

Candidates must submit a current school transcript along with a brief essay (maximum of 2 pages) answering the following question:
What does "the credit union difference" mean to you?