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Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship 

The 2020 scholarship applications were reviewed by an independent committee, who selected two recipients to receive a $1,000 award for the 2020-2021 academic year based on academic record, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, and his/her statement of goals and aspirations. 

Congratulations to 2020 Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship winners Ava Bentley of Muskegon, MI (left) and Andrew Schulte of Montague, MI (right)! 

2020 Scholarship Recipients Ava and Andrew

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, university or trade school. Scholarship winners receive a one-time, non-renewable award.

The 2021-2022 application period will open late fall 2020 and close February 2021. See application for complete details, eligibility requirements, and restrictions during this time. Thank you for your interest in the Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship program.

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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