Get rewarded!

Get rewarded for learning about important topics like budgeting, credit cards, and more. IFCU is awarding $10,000 in scholarships!

Complete the Banzai curriculum through your classroom teacher or the Banzai Teen program with a post-test score of 85% or higher and submit the application to be selected to earn a scholarship of up to $5,000! Scholarships amounts will be awarded based on the length of membership. $500 per year of membership. Funds to be used for your 2- or 4-year US college education.

Scholarship entry period

February 1, 2024 - April 30, 2024

Eligibility Rules:

  • To be eligible to apply, the applicant must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Complete the Banzai financial education modules (through their classroom/teacher or the online Banzai Teen program) between 2/1/24 and 4/30/24
  • Complete the Post-Test with a score of 85% or higher
  • Applicant must be a primary member of Industrial Federal Credit Union. If not, join by application deadline.
  • Applicant must be accepted to an accredited undergraduate program at a college, trade school, or university (minimum 12-credit semester of full-time equivalent).
  • Studies must begin in the fall semester of 2024
  • Graduating high school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Immediate family members of Industrial Federal Credit Union employees and Board members are not eligible.

Congratulations to
our past winners:

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Maguire Thompson

2023 Winner

Delphi Community High School

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Ava Sayre

2023 Winner

Benton Central Jr/Sr High School

*One submission per person. By submitting an entry to the Industrial Federal Credit Union Banzai Financial Education Scholarship, you are certifying that you are a senior in high school and give permission for your name to be published as a winner of the contest. Winners will be notified by phone, mail, and/or email before June 18, 2024. If you are selected as a winner, please remain in contact with Industrial Federal Credit Union to claim your scholarship upon acceptance and enrollment to a US college. Proof of enrollment will be required to claim your scholarship and must be claimed during the 2024 fall semester.

*Open and offered to legal residents of the United States (US) and currently enrolled as a high school senior student (Grade 12) as of February 1, 2024 in an accredited high school or alternative schooling program that will award the equivalent of a high school diploma as designated by their state, and must be enrolled in a two- or four-year US college before December 31, 2024. The scholarship entry period begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EST) on February 1, 2024 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on April 30, 2024. Odds of winning are dependent on number of submissions. A panel of judges will review entries and determine a winner. Employees, board members and immediate family of Industrial Federal Credit Union, or Banzai are not eligible for this scholarship.