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Peter C. Bertucci Scholarship Program

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Peter C. Bertucci served as a teacher and administrator for several years before becoming superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System from 1969-1973. In the namesake of our founder, Jefferson Financial FCU proudly offers $1000 scholarships to twelve high school graduates who demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to community, and are members of the credit union.


To apply, applicants must meet the following requirements:

Green Arrow BulletMust be a graduating high school senior who will enroll in an undergraduate degree plan for the 2019-2020 school year at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States

Green Arrow BulletMust be a current member of Jefferson Financial FCU or eligible for membership 

Scholarship recipients must demonstrate the following:

Green Arrow BulletAcademic Excellence
Green Arrow BulletCommitment to community and school involvement
Green Arrow BulletMust be a member of JFFCU

Selected scholarship recipients will be awarded the following amounts:

Green Arrow BulletTwelve $1,000 awards will be issued to graduating high school seniors
Green Arrow BulletA $300 award will be made payable to each scholarship recipient's high school
Green Arrow BulletA $100 check will be made payable to the recipient's sponsoring high school teacher

Application submissions must include:

Green Arrow BulletCompleted Application
Green Arrow BulletThree Letters of Recommendation
Green Arrow BulletEssay (Topic Specified on Application)
Green Arrow BulletOfficial High School Transcript
To download the application, click here. (Coming Soon)
Madisson Brayton 
Archbishop Chapelle High School

Hannah Guichet
Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies 

Owen Martin
Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies
Coriell Chandler 
Eleanor McMain Secondary School

Faith Guillot
Archbishop Chapelle High School

Jack McElveen V
St. Martin's Episcopal School

Saylor Ennis
St. Scholastica Academy

Carol Kim
Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies

Kristen Tholen
St. Mary's Dominican High School

Maci Frickey
Fisher High School

Chloe Lavoie
Lusher Charter School

Joseph Trahan
Grand Lake High School