SMCU awards ten scholarships each year.

Starting July 7, we will be accepting applications for the A.G. “Tony” Marino Scholarship Program. SMCU will award ten $2,000 scholarships to qualified students for the 2017-2018 academic school year. The application deadline is August 31, 2017. Recipients will be announced in September.

About the Scholarships
This scholarship program honors Mr. Marino, SMCU’s founder, and his many contributions to the credit union. All SMCU members or dependent children of members are eligible for the scholarship program with the exception of Board Directors, children of either Board Directors or Scholarship Committee Members, credit union employees, and previous scholarship winners. Scholarships are awarded based on academic standing, financial need, and extracurricular activities and/or employment.

How to Apply

To be considered, each applicant must include all required documents with the scholarship application:

  • School transcript or equivalent

  • A minimum of 2 current letters of recommendation

  • Responses to all 3 essay questions on the application
    (max of 2 sheets of paper)

Click the button below to download the application, or you can pick one up at any SMCU branch.

Please submit your completed application to any branch or mail to the address listed on the application. Applications must be postmarked no later than August 31, 2017.

Last Year's Scholarship Winners

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is proud to announce the ten winners of the
A.G. “Tony” Marino Scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year. Each of these winners
demonstrates a strong commitment to education, achievement, and community service.



Saida Alim


Tayla Simone Bolden


Sean Bull


Nuo Chen


Sarah Childs


Tyra Christopherson


Christina Easley


Hannah Fellbaum


Richard Nguyen


Becky Shelton

Help spread the word!

If you know a college student seeking financial aid, tell them about the SMCU scholarship program. It's just one of the many benefits of being a member.


Other Scholarship Opportunities

Seattle-area students looking for additional financial aid opportunities can sign up at theWashBoard.org. Simply fill out your profile, and they’ll find scholarships that you are eligible to apply for.


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