As part of SECU's commitment to the community, we are pleased to sponsor the SECU-University System of Maryland Scholarship, the SECU State Employee Scholarship, and the Marge Kenney Memorial Scholarship. Application deadlines are listed below. Winners will be announced in May 2017. Scholarship amounts will vary and will be based on a graded essay or video submission. Eligibility for each scholarship will be verified.


Please review the information below to see which scholarships you qualify to apply for.

2017 SECU-University System of Maryland Scholarship

To further our partnership with the University System of Maryland, SECU is pleased to announce that we will be offering scholarships to SECU members who will be attending a USM institution in the fall. 2017 is the inaugural year for this scholarship. Applications accepted now through April 30, 2017.

In order to apply:

  • Applicant must be a SECU member. If they are not currently a member, they must open a membership before application.


  • Applicant must be enrolled in a University System of Maryland institution for the fall semester of 2017. High school seniors, transfer students, and current undergraduate and graduate students are eligible if they are attending a USM institution for the 2017 fall semester.
  •  A list of USM institutions can be found on the University System of Maryland webpage.
  • To view the rules and eligibility requirements, click here.


The application window for the SECU State Employee Scholarship and the Marge Kenney Memorial Scholarship is now closed. We are reviewing all of the submissions and will contact the scholarship winners by May 15th via phone and email.

A list of all of the recipients will be published in the June issue of SECU&You.