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Iona Berry Memorial Scholarship 2014

The Iona Berry Memorial Scholarship demonstrates the credit union philosophy of People Helping People. The 2014 Scholarship will award up to three $1,000 scholarships and four $500 scholarships to members who demonstrate academic excellence, citizenship and credit union participation.  Deadline for Applications & References is April 25, 2014.

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Click:  IBM Scholarship APPLICATION

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Get With The Program

If you are at least 16 years old and working, ask us about "Get with the Program" a six-step system only at CPCU that will enable you to build credit history.  By following the six-step program you will be able to sign for a loan on your own (at age 18 in North Carolina) and create a solid, positive credit history & score!  Ask an Account Manager today for more information!

NEW!  Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loans  

Once you've explored all financing options for your college education you may want to consider Private Funding:

Step 1 - Use FREE Money - fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to access need-based grants, and research & apply for scholarships

Step 2 - Explore Federal Loans - some Federal Loans are available regardless of need and offer students & parents low, fixed interest rates & flexible payment options.

Step 3 - Fill any Gaps with PRIVATE Student Loans.  One of the most popular options is the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan now available to members of Carolina Postal Credit Union!

Take control of your future. Solidify your college dreams by applying now for the CU Student HELP Smart Option Student Loan!

Call 1-877-458-8285 or click here.


Brass CU - for Young Adults (16 - 23) - we're not telling you what to do - as a matter of fact, Brass CU would like you to tell us!  Writers wanted!  Just click here.




We've got new online websites designed by students for students.  Access online games, information, contests, blogs and more .... and all four are awesome resources for those pesky math & economic homework assignments!  Kirby Kangaroo is just for Elementary School Students, CU Succeed for Middle School  - as for Brass CU - why it's for High School, College and Beyond!



Congratulations to our Previous Winners!

2013 IBM Winners

The 2013 Scholarship Committee has awarded three $1,000 scholarships, and four $500 scholarships. These CPCU student members demonstrated academic excellence, citizenship, community service and credit union participation.

Our $1000 Winners: 
William "Trey" Gibson, Morgana Shorter and Tracey Simpson.

Our $500 Winners: Janey Carrothers, Jasmine Carrothers, Crysenith Kirby and Kyle Onuma.

Congratulations to our 2013 Winners!

The Iona Berry Memorial Scholarship was established in 2003, as a way to assist our members who want to further their education. CPCU believes strongly in giving back to its members and the communities it serves.

The 2012 Scholarship Committee has awarded three $1,000 scholarships, and four $500 scholarships. These student members demonstrated academic excellence, citizenship, community service and credit union participation.

Our $1000 Winners: Madison Long,
Katrina Webb, and Felicia Wharton.

Our $500 Winners:
Emily Marshall, Rickey Livingston, Tracey Simpson and Regan Spencer .

Congratulations and best wishes to our winners, and to all the 2012 applicants. We were very impressed by your accomplishments!

Congratulations to our 2011 Winners of the Iona Berry Memorial Scholarship!  $1,000 Winners:  Alfred Davis, Ashley Gleaton and Kyle Onuma.  $500 Winners: Madison Long, Henri Allgood, Alison Huddleston and Victoria Hoover.  We had the most applicants ever this year!  The competition was very tough - we commend every one that applied!

Check out our winners and our own Rap Tune on the "I love my Hoopty" blog!


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