Paying for College

Higher education becomes more expensive each year, so it’s important to plan ahead in order to make sure you can pay for college. Here are some resources to help you along the way.
Communities Foundation of Texas
This organization manages 34 scholarship funds for Texas students. Find out if one of them fits your goals and aspirations.
GenTX Way to Pay
Explore opportunities to help pay for college. Learn about financial aid, grants and loans to ensure your opportunity for higher education is secured.
Glenn Mandeville Memorial Scholarship
EECU’s own scholarship program, applications are open to seniors. Find out if you qualify and download an application.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic higher education, HSF offers resources to help Hispanic families fund their college endeavors.
Sallie Mae’s Scholarship Search
Search Sallie Mae’s database of more than three million scholarships and secure your portion of more than 16 billion dollars in funds.
Search through hundreds of scholarship opportunities for schools across the nation for free. Here, you can also compare colleges to find the perfect fit.
U.S. Department of Education
The federal government offers assistance for those attending college through aid, grants, scholarships and low-interest loans. Learn how to complete and file your request for student aid.
U.S. News & World Report
Learn more about scholarship opportunities from a leading news source.

Texas Extra Credit Education Loan
EECU has partnered with Higher Education Servicing Corp to offer private student loans to help pay for college.
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Federally insured by NCUA. National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government Agency – Member accounts are federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.

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