Suffolk Federal offers local Long Island students a wonderful opportunity to win academic scholarships to SUNY Suffolk to ensure their hopes of attending college can come true & to help with tuition expenses. Through this program and partnership, the credit union will be awarding nine scholarships ranging from $2,150 to $12,550 to new students enrolling for college for the first time, those currently enrolled and continuing their studies, as well as those that are making the decision to return to college for their degree.

Read the story of our 2021 Winners!

Read the story of our 2021 Winners!

Scholarships include:

LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship
One (1) high school senior becoming a new full-time student will be awarded $12,550. $6,275 will be provided by the LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation and matched by Suffolk Federal for a total of $12,550. ($6,275 will be awarded to the recipient during the 2022-2023 academic year and $6,275 will be awarded to the same recipient during the 2023-2024 academic year).

Eligibility: High-school senior becoming new full-time student who is a resident of Suffolk or Nassau County with a minimum GPA of 2.3. The student must demonstrate involvement in a school sport, extracurricular activity and/or involvement at a community-based organization. Recipient must be a member of Suffolk Federal at the time of the award.

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The Michael E. Reilly Memorial Scholarship
Suffolk Federal will award one (1) scholarship of $6,275 to a continuing full-time or part-time student ($3,275 will be awarded to the recipient in the fall of 2022 and $3,000 will be awarded to the recipient in the spring 2023).

Eligibility: Continuing full-time or part-time student who is a resident of Suffolk or Nassau County . Student must have a family member who is volunteer with a local fire department or local EMS. The student must also submit an essay of no more than 250 words explaining their eligibility and how they will benefit from receiving this scholarship along with details on their personal connection to having a family member of a local fire department or EMS. Recipient must be a member of Suffolk Federal at the time of the award.

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Suffolk Federal Credit Union Scholarship for High School Graduates
Suffolk Federal will award one (1) scholarship of $6,275 to a new full-time student ($3,137.50 will be awarded to the recipient in the fall of 2022 and $3,137.50 will be awarded to the recipient in the spring 2023).

Eligibility: New full-time students who are residents of Suffolk or Nassau County with a minimum High School GPA of 2.3. The student must demonstrate involvement in an extracurricular activity and/or community service. The student must also submit an essay of no more than 250 words explaining their eligibility and how they will benefit from receiving this scholarship. Recipient must be a member of Suffolk Federal at the time of the award.

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Suffolk Federal Credit Union Achievement Scholarship for Full-Time Students
Suffolk Federal will award one (1) scholarship of $6,275 to a continuing full-time student ($3,137.50 will be awarded to the recipient in the fall of 2022 and $3,137.50 will be awarded to the recipient in the spring 2023).

Eligibility: Continuing full-time students who are residents of Suffolk or Nassau County with a minimum GPA of 2.3. The student must demonstrate involvement in an extracurricular activity and/or community service. The student must also submit an essay of no more than 250 words explaining their eligibility and how they will benefit from receiving this scholarship. Recipient must be a member of Suffolk Federal at the time of the award.

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Suffolk Federal Credit Union Achievement Scholarship
Suffolk Federal will award one (1) scholarship of $3,000 to a new full-time or part-time student ($1,500 will be awarded to the recipient in the fall of 2022 and $1,500 will be awarded to the recipient in the spring 2023).

Eligibility: New part-time or full-time students who are residents of Suffolk or Nassau County with a minimum High School GPA of 2.3. The student must demonstrate involvement in an extracurricular activity and/or community service. The student must also submit an essay of no more than 250 words explaining their eligibility and how they will benefit from receiving this scholarship. Recipient must be a member of Suffolk Federal at the time of the award.

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Suffolk Federal Credit Union Achievement Scholarship for Part-Time Students
Suffolk Federal will award three (3) scholarships of $2,150 to continuing part-time students ($1,075 will be awarded to the recipient in the fall of 2022 and $1,075 will be awarded to the recipient in the spring 2023).

Eligibility: Continuing part-time students who are residents of Suffolk or Nassau County with a minimum GPA of 2.3. The student must demonstrate involvement in an extracurricular activity and/or community service. The student must also submit an essay of no more than 250 words explaining their eligibility and how they will benefit from receiving this scholarship. Recipient must be a member of Suffolk Federal at the time of the award.

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Suffolk Federal Credit Union Partial Scholarship for High School Students
Suffolk Federal will award one (1) scholarship of $3,000 to a high school student enrolling at SUNY Suffolk ($1,075 will be awarded to the recipient in the fall of 2022 and $1,075 will be awarded to the recipient in the spring 2023).

Eligibility: High School students who are residents of Suffolk or Nassau County with a minimum GPA of 2.3. The student must demonstrate involvement in an extracurricular activity and/or community service. The student must also submit an essay of no more than 250 words explaining their eligibility and how they will benefit from receiving this scholarship. Recipient must be a member of Suffolk Federal at the time of the award.

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