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Attention college-bound seniors: Apply for a Suffolk Federal scholarship!
Suffolk Federal is now offering local high-school seniors a chance to win scholarships for college. Suffolk Federal will award scholarships of $1,500 each to ten young deserving members. One scholarship winner will also receive an additional $2,500 scholarship provided by the LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation, which Suffolk Federal will match for a total of $5,000.
To be eligible, students must be high-school seniors attending two- or four-year accredited educational institutions for the first time in the fall of 2017. They must also be a member of Suffolk Federal.* Transcripts submitted to Suffolk Federal must be 'official' (signed by the student's Guidance Counselor, stamped with the school seal, and submitted in a sealed envelope).
Applicants will be judged based upon their academic achievements, extracurricular and community activities as well as the quality of their written essay. Last year, Suffolk Federal awarded $20,000 in scholarships!

To apply, complete the
scholarship application form, and send directly to Estelle Desilier at, or call 631.204.3119 x8369. Application deadline is December 30, 2016.
*If students are related to a member they are eligible to apply, however if they are selected they must have an account with Suffolk Federal prior to the awards ceremony.

Suffolk Federal offers great savings and budgeting tools to young adults as they begin their journey of joining the workforce and saving for college:

Open a Saving & Checking Account
Parents, your young adult is working hard in their first job, and preparing to go to college soon. Learn more about Suffolk Federal's Shared Savings & Free Advantage Checking accounts to help them build a solid financial future.

Understand the Importance of a Budget
Help young people create their own personal budget. Get them started learning about credit with an Suffolk Federal Reloadable Debit Card. Review their monthly statements together to help your child understand the importance of a budget.

Suffolk Federal Scholars Program

Suffolk Federal is proud to sponsor the Suffolk Federal Scholars Program. Through this program, we are able to bring the award-winning EverFi™– Financial Literacy Program technology platform to local high schools, providing students with access to a cutting-edge curriculum that will enable them to become certified in Financial Literacy.

The platform covers hundreds of topics including credit scores, budgeting, insurance, credit cards, student loans, mortgages, taxes, stocks, savings, 401k programs and other critical concepts. For information on how your school can participate, please contact Meg McCall, Everfi Schools Manager, at, or Krista Svedberg, Suffolk Federal's Vice President of Marketing, at

Financial Empowerment: Online Workshop

Suffolk Federal also sponsors a series of free, easy-to-use online modules that can help to lead you down the road of Financial Empowerment... and rewards your efforts too! Learn more at the Suffolk Federal Financial Empowerment Workshop.


Financial Aid: Helpful Information 

NYS Higher Education Services Corporation: A Guide to Financial Aid
The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
NYS 529 College Savings Plan
NYS Department of Education, College Resources
U.S. Department of Education, Quicklinks
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To learn how you can benefit from Suffolk Federal’s Student Center, contact us at 631.924.8000 or visit one of our convenient branch locations throughout Suffolk County, Long Island, NY.