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Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship 

Thumbnail icon of scholarship applicationThe 2020 scholarship application period is OPEN! High school seniors and college students planning to continue their education are encouraged to apply by Friday, February 7, 2020 to be considered for a $1,000 award for the 2020-2021 acedemic year. Complete our online application, download and mail, with official transcripts, to:

Service 1 Federal Credit Union

PO Box 810

Muskegon MI 49443


Applications can also be emailed to: [email protected] All submissions must be received or postmarked by February 7, 2020.

The scholarship program was established in 2008 in honor and memory of Calvin J. Peterson, our former Board President, and is open to Service 1 Federal Credit Union members and their families. Applicants must be college-bound high school seniors or current college students enrolled in a degree-granting accredited college or university. Scholarship winners receive a one-time, non-renewable award. See application for complete details, eligibility requirements, and restrictions.

Past Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to 2019 Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship winners Kassandra Moak (Muskegon, MI) and Michael Bernsen (Shell Knob, MO)! The students were selected by an impartial committee based on their academic performance and leadership in their respective communities and will receive $1,000 for college-related expenses. 

Kassandra (left) accepted her award from CEO Kim Bourdo at the Service 1 FCU annual meeting held on Thursday, April 18 in Muskegon (MI). Michael (right) was presented his award by Branch Service Leader Merry Smith at our Shell Knob (MO) branch location in April. We wish you both continued success as you persue the next step in your education!

Young girl and young man receiving big checks

Service 1 FCU awarded two Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarships in 2018. John Wallis of Neosho, MO (left, with Branch Service Leader Melissa Dudolski), and Sarah Karafa of Muskegon, MI (right, pictured at the Service 1 FCU annual meeting with CEO Kim Bourdo) each received $1,000 for college expenses. Congratulations to both John and Sarah, and best of luck in your endeavor for higher education!

 Scholarship winners 2018

The Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship Program winners for 2017 were Anothony Arbogast (left), and Elyse Tejchma (left side, right-hand photo; shown with Service 1 FCU CEO Kim Bourdo, center, and Tammi Arbogast, accepting award for Anthony at the Service 1 FCU annual meeting in April). Both recipients are from Muskegon, MI.

2017 scholarship recipients

We’re pleased to announce the 2016 scholarship recipients, both from Muskegon, MI: Olivia Mock, left, and Danielle Woodring, right, both shown with Service 1 FCU CEO Kim Bourdo. Congratulations, ladies!

2016 winners

2015 CJP scholarships were awarded to Emery Robinson of Grant, MI (left), and Julia Williams of Stockton, AL (right)

2015 winners

Our 2014 Recipients Asia Mahan and Zehrgio Mones

2014 winners

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