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Ohio University Credit Union Scholarship Essay

The Harry B. Crewson Foundation

Funding Future Bobcats


Our Mission

The Crewson Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, honors the memory of OUCU Founder Harry B. Crewson. The Foundation funds scholarships for incoming Ohio University freshmen and enabling them to carry on the fine Bobcat tradition at Ohio University.


Who Will My Gift Help?

The Crewson Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school students who will be attending Ohio University and are OUCU members or the children of OUCU members.


How Do I Donate to the Foundation?

  • Visit any of our branches
  • Call (740) 597-2800
  • Automatic transfer
  • Complete and return the donation card with payment by mail:

Ohio University Credit Union
ATTN: Crewson Foundation
P.O. Box 476
Athens, OH 45701

  • Through estate planning - there are many types of planned giving strategies

Questions? Please call:

Cory Corrigan, VP of Financial Services - (740) 597-2859
Garry Hunter, OUCU corporate attorney - (740) 592-5580


Double Your Donation Power

OUCU Financial Services has set aside funds to match your donations. For every dollar you put in, we’ll put one in, too — up to $10,000 a year through 2020.


Who Was Harry B. Crewson?

Harry B. Crewson, Ohio University Credit Union founder, was the 17th President of Ohio University and a Trustee Professor of Economics. As a public figure in Athens, he was respected for artful dispute, mediation and consensus-building.


Students Interested in Applying

Scholarship applications are due by March 1 of each year.


2017 Scholarship Recipients:

Raylin Fetherolf -- Athens High School
Lacy Burke -- Alexander High School
Katelyn Johnson -- Athens High School



Harry B. Crewson Scholarship

We are pleased to award three $3,000 Harry B. Crewson scholarships to members or their children who will be entering Ohio University.

Deadline is March 1. If you have any questions, contact Jodi MacNeal at (740) 597-2803 or memberservices@oucu.org

Crewson Scholarship Application


2017 Harry B. Crewson Scholarship Recipients:

Raylin Fetherolf -- Athens High School
Lacy Burke -- Alexander High School
Katelyn Johnson -- Athens High School


Ohio Credit Union Foundation Video Scholarship

OCUL is offering Ohio undergraduate credit union members the opportunity to apply for a $5,000 video-based scholarship by creating a 60-second to 2½-minute video answering the following scholarship question:

“If you ran your credit union, what initiatives/programs/products would you implement to foster the philosophy of “People Helping People?”

Begins: Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018
Ends: Monday, April 30, 2018.

All video entries must be submitted by Monday, April 30, 2018, at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT.

Details and Rules

Apply for OCUL Video Scholarship





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