SECU Scholarship

Spark the Energy Credit Union is pleased to announce the SECU Learning Grant Program which will award 4 Learning Grants in the amounts of $500 to eligible students for full-time study at a qualifying Canadian college or university in 2017 and 2018.

Eligibility Requirements:

Any student who is a current member or a child of a current Spark the Energy Credit Union member is eligible to apply for a Learning Grant provided they have received a valid high school diploma or will be eligible to receive a diploma during the year of application. Learning Grants are also open to first year post-secondary students.


In order to be considered for the 2017 Learning Grant, applications must be received by December 31, 2017. Candidates may be asked to supply information on their ability to finance their education. Please send all applications to

All Learning Grant applications must be accompanied by:

  • An official transcript of final results of all high school credit courses to date (and post-secondary results if applicable)
  • Put your thoughts to paper: An essay of 500 words or less OR put your thoughts to video: Send us a three to five minute video. Be sure to describe your achievements including academic, artistic and athletic; community involvement, leadership, and education goals
    * Winners names, submissions and photos can be used by Spark the Energy Credit Union, marketing materials and press releases.

Selection Process:
The Learning Grants will be awarded on the basis of a number of factors that include academic achievement, artistic/athletic achievements, community involvement, and leadership displayed.  A selection committee comprised of senior-level credit union employees will determine successful candidates. Application materials will not be returned to the applicants. Recipients of the awards must agree to have their name and photograph published.