AFFCU Scholarship Program

Helping You Achieve Your Goals

We understand the academic and financial commitment that high education plays in a person's life. That's why we established the AFFCU Scholarship Program in partnership with the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.

Each year, we proudly award five $5,000 scholarships to deserving students in our communities who are planning on attending an accredited public or private college, university, community college, or technical college. Selection is based on the applicant’s service in the community, academic performance, leadership, and financial need.

San Antonio area high school seniors should ask their school counselors for the Bexar County Scholarship Clearing House/Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation Scholarship Application. By using this comprehensive application, a student will be applying for the AFFCU Scholarship Program, as well as many other scholarships. 

If a student does not live in San Antonio or is unable to get the application directly from their high school counselor, they can download the application from our website when it becomes available.

    Scholarship funds can be used for:

  • Dorm expenses


  • Tuition & fees


  • Computers & supplies

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    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a member or a dependent of an AFFCU member in good standing.


  • Applicants must be a graduating high school senior preparing to enter your freshman year of college.


  • Applicants must meet admission requirements for an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational school, be a full-time student and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

Scholarship FAQs

STEP 1. Meet the qualifications as mentioned on the Scholarship Webpage for consideration of one of our scholarships.

 

STEP 2. Download the AFFCU scholarship application  from our site if you wish to apply only for one of our AFFCU scholarships. Students in Bexar County can request a Bexar County Scholarship Clearinghouse application from their counselors, which will allow you to apply for all Bexar county scholarships available to you.

 

STEP 3. Send the application to the address on the form – not AFFCU – by the deadline. 

 

Mail your completed application packet to the following address: 

MINNIE STEVENS PIPER FOUNDATION

1250 NE Loop 410, Suite 810 San Antonio, Texas 78209-1539



No, we will not be accepting applications through our credit union. We ask that you please send the application to the address on the application form – not AFFCU – by the deadline.

 

Mail your completed application packet to the following address: 

MINNIE STEVENS PIPER FOUNDATION

1250 NE Loop 410, Suite 810 San Antonio, Texas 78209-1539


Yes! Student applicants can live anywhere nationwide. However, they must be a member or dependent of a member in good standing at AFFCU.


All recipients will be notified via email. We will reach out to all of the winners in the Spring to let you know if you’ve won. We will not contact you unless you are selected as a winner.

Yes. Children, stepchildren and grandchildren of AFFCU employees and board members are eligible to participate in the scholarship program.


The deadline typically falls on the first Friday in November to be considered for the following year’s scholarship.

Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of academics, leadership, community service, and personal recommendations.