Truly Local Video Scholarship Contest

$10,000 in scholarships to be awarded!


1st prize: $5,000    2nd prize: $3,000    3rd prize: $2,000


2021 Scholarship Voting


Vote now for your favourite candidate to be part of our $10,000 scholarship giveaway
1st PRIZE: $5,000  |  2ND PRIZE: $3,000  |  3RD PRIZE: $2,000

Our judges have spoken, and the top 5 has been decided! Please view the 5 candidate’s videos below and decide who you think should win one of 3 scholarships we’re giving away to future Brock University and Niagara College students.

As Niagara’s truly local Credit Union, we wanted to award 3 future students who have made a positive impact on their community over the past year throughout the pandemic.

We hope you enjoy the top 5 candidate’s videos below. The Winners will be announced June 25th!

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Video submission deadline: Tuesday, May 25 - COMPLETE

Open voting of Top 5: Thursday, June 10 to Thursday, June 24

Winners announced: Friday, June 25

Top 5

All submissions have been reviewed by our panel of community leaders and they chose our “Top Five” video submissions, below.

2021 Scholarship Voting (one vote allowed. duplicates will be scrubbed)

Who is PenFinancial?

PenFinancial Credit Union is a values-based financial co-operative committed to transforming how banking is done, so we can improve the lives of our members and strengthen the communities we serve.

We serve over 20,000 Members in Niagara and Haldimand County, with branches in St. Catharines, Welland, Niagara Falls, Fonthill, Fort Erie and Dunnville.

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