guy and girl with pencils in hand

Peter C. Bertucci Scholarship Program


Start doing what's best for you and your finances.

Let Us Help You Pay For College!

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 $1,000 scholarships to twenty 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 2021-2022 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 
Green Arrow BulletCredit Union employees, children of Credit Union employees, board members and children of board members are not eligible to participate. 

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 BulletTwenty $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 BulletTwo Letters of Recommendation
Green Arrow BulletEssay (Topic Specified on Application)
Green Arrow BulletResume/List of Extra-Curricular Activities
Green Arrow BulletOfficial High School Transcript

The deadline for the 2020-2021 Scholarship Application was March 1, 2021. Check back later for information regarding next year's application cycle! 

Mackenzie Breaux
Mount Carmel Academy



Madison Brinkman
St. Louis Catholic High School



Elise Bourg
St. Mary's Dominican High School

Marigny Clay
Hahnville High School



Jianna Collins
Cabrini High School



Kalil Cox
St. Augustine High School



Tatum Dugas
Hahnville High School



Deylon Foy
St. Augustine High School



Angelle Glover
Barbe High School

Neal Hamilton
St. Augustine High School


Baylee House
Meadowview Christian School

Amari Hurst
University View Academy

William Ingram

John T. Morgan Academy

Austin LeBlanc

Catholic High School of Baton Rouge

Matthew Norris 

St. Amant High School 

Hannah Nwosu

Thomas Jefferson High School 

Ella Otken
Denham Springs High School

Gary Ramee

Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy

Dominic Stoner
Jesuit High School

David Weathersby
Lusher Charter School