Lowering the Costs of College


Financial roadblocks shouldn’t stop anyone from pursuing their goal of higher education. MHV proudly partners with local colleges to sponsor scholarships. And we offer our own in conjunction with the New York State Credit Union Association.

▸ SUNY Orange Foundation Scholarship - $2,000
Students can apply for an MHV-sponsored SUNY Orange Foundation Scholarship entirely online, review the status of their application, and will receive updates, reminder notices, and a decision through email communication. Scholarship may require applicants to write an essay and meet other criteria. Refer to the college for application and deadlines.

 Ulster Community College Foundation - $2,000
In support of education, MHV has established two scholarships with SUNY Ulster. One scholarship will be awarded to an entering, returning or transferring student who is a member of MHV. In addition to membership requirement, a second recipient will be chosen who demonstrates a commitment to community service. Refer to the college for application and deadlines.

▸ Dutchess Community College Foundation - $2,000
This scholarship was established by MHV to help local students who are members of the credit union attend DCC. It is awarded to a fulltime student who is academically motivated and majoring in Business or a business related field. Refer to the college for application and deadlines.

▸ Marist College Scholarship - $1,000
Students can apply for the MHV sponsored scholarship through Marist College's scholarship application process. The scholarship may require applicants to write an essay and meet other criteria. Refer to the college for application and deadlines.

▸ MHV and NYCUA Scholarship -  $1,000+
Through our partnership with the New York Credit Union Association, MHV members who meet the eligibility requirements can apply for this scholarship program. Applications are available starting in October. Learn more.