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Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship

The 2021 Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship application period is now closed. Applications are being reviewed by an unbiased committee who will select two winners based on academic record, completed essay, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, and his/her statement of goals and aspirations. Applicants will be contacted regarding the decision of the selection committee and winners will be announced on or about March 29, 2021.

The scholarship program was established in 2008 in honor and memory of Calvin J. Peterson, former Board President and education advocate. Thank you for your interest!


Congratulations to the 2020 Winners!

Ava Bentley of Muskegon, MI (left) and Andrew Schulte of Montague, MI (right) were selected by an impartial committee based on their academic performance and leadership in their respective communities and received $1,000 for college-related expenses. We wish them both the best of luck as they continue their education!

Past Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to 2019 Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship winners Kassandra Moak (Muskegon, MI) and Michael Bernsen (Shell Knob, MO)! 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 pursue the next step in your education!

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!

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.

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!

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

Our 2014 Recipients Asia Mahan and Zehrgio Mones

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