Scholarships & College Planning
SLFCU's 2017 Essay Scholarship Competition will be announced in Spring 2017.
SLFCU's 2016 Competition awarded a total of $9,250 to twelve winners, with a top prize of $3,000. Read excerpts from the winning essays.
In addition to scholarships, SLFCU offers private student loans and loan consolidation. Visit our Student Loans page to learn more.
Prepare a college budget. SavvyMoney is a great place to start. It includes categories like food (consider off-campus meals, beverages, and snacks not covered by a meal plan), transportation costs, your cell phone plan, clothing and laundry, and extras such as athletic tickets and entertainment. Choose the Checkup tab and "Create a budget" in the drop-down for selecting a financial goal.