Kinecta Scholarship Program

Kinecta Scholarship Program

Heading off to college or already there?

Kinecta is dedicated to helping young adults reach their academic goals. We are proud to offer eight $2,000 scholarships to assist deserving full-time student members make higher education a reality.


Information and applications are available annually in the first quarter of the year.

Download the 2018 Kinecta Scholarship Program Brochure

Download the 2018 Kinecta Scholarship Application


You’re eligible if you are:

  • Age 24 or younger
  • A high school senior applying for, or already accepted, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university, OR a full-time student .attending an accredited college or university
  • A Kinecta member whose account is in good standing

Applications must be received by March 3, 2018

Mail To:
2018 Kinecta Scholarships/Grants
Kinecta Federal Credit Union
1440 Rosecrans Avenue, CU/78
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Attn: Kinecta Community

Kinecta Scholarship and Grant winners will be announced on or around April 30, 2018. Funds will be paid directly to the winners’ college/university on or around August 31, 2018.

For more information call 1-800-854-9846, or for teaching grants visit Teaching Grants for Growth.

No purchase necessary. Applicant must be age 24 or younger. Selection will be made without regard to applicant’s race, color, ethnic origin, religious beliefs, sex, marital status or physical disability. Applications will be scored by a Kinecta committee based on GPA, SAT or equivalent, essay (grammar and content will be graded), community involvement, awards, achievements and extracurricular activities. Transcripts are required. Essay and application must be written in English. Applications must be received by stated deadline. Kinecta Scholarship winners will be announced on or about stated deadline, and in most cases, funds will be paid directly to the winners’ schools on or about stated deadline. Applicant agrees to accept the decisions of Kinecta as final. Past Kinecta Scholarship winners and Kinecta and its subsidiaries’ employees, volunteers and their immediate family members are not eligible. The Credit Union and each of its officers, directors, employees, members and representatives will in no way be responsible for claims of damages or losses of any kind including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of applicant’s participation in the Scholarship program, nor any damages arising from accessing or downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from the Web site. Each winner agrees to permit Kinecta to use his/her name and likeness in promotional and other Credit Union materials, without additional compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. Applicant also agrees to hold Kinecta, its subsidiaries, and each of its officers, directors, employees, members, representatives and agents harmless from any liability arising from applicant’s participation in the Scholarship program. If applicant is a minor, consent must be agreed to in writing by a parent or legal guardian. Kinecta is not responsible for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible or postage-due applications. Kinecta reserves the right to disqualify applicants who make any misrepresentations on their application or supporting documents. All applications and supporting documents will be kept confidential, become property of the Credit Union and will not be returned.