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Peter C. Bertucci Scholarship Program

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! 

Aishah Abdalah
German Nicaraguan School



Shelby Antill
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy



Donald Brinkman III
Notre Dame High School

Benjamin Broussard
St. Paul's School



Taylor Champagne
Hahnville High School



Corinne Cheramie-White
Mount Carmel Academy



Kaleb Clausell
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts



Jacob Davis
Sulphur High School



Julia Duong
John Ehret High School

Amari Gayden
East Saint John High School



Nor Gorry
Grace King High School



Christopher Hermann
University Laboratory School

Deston Joseph
St. Augustine High School



Michael Lacourrege
Brother Martin High School



Emma Landaiche
John Paul the Great Academy

Ava Miller

Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies 

Emily Rice
Mount Carmel Academy

Angelica Solano

Archbishop Chapelle High School

Emily Taylor
Mount Carmel Academy

Cameron Tompson
Thomas Jefferson Academy for Advanced Studies