The 2021 Jack Deibert Memorial Scholarshiphands throwing graduation caps

Presented by BMI Federal Credit Union

Calling All Students in Pursuit of Higher Education! 

The BMI Federal Credit Union Jack Deibert Memorial Scholarship provides three (3) $2,000 scholarships to students in our community in pursuit of higher education. 

Applications are due no later than midnight on April 30, 2021

Qualifying students must be: 

  • A BMI FCU member in good standing at the time of submission. The account must be in your name, not your parent/guardian.
  • A high school senior graduating in the 2020-2021 school year, OR currently enrolled in a college or university full-time.
  • Attending or planning to attend a full-time program at a college or university.
  • Willing and able to submit the required information in the form below. If you do not have a computer for your application, you may visit one of our free computer kiosks at our Dublin, Westerville, or Kinnear branches.

Instructions and Application

Submit your application using the application form below. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Ensure you have enough time to submit the application in its entirety, as this page does not save incomplete applications (you will not be able to return to it at a later time).

Part of your application requires three (3) short essays of 250 words or less for each video. Follow the instructions below to meet your essay requirement:   

Step 1: Explore the video content on the Video Content Page, and select three (3) of the 12 videos you will use for your essay responses.
Step 2: In the appropriate video selection box of the application form, indicate each video you've selected.
Step 3: In the corresponding essay response box of the application form, answer the following prompts for each video: 

1. What video did you select and why?
2. What in this video did you find to be most beneficial?
3. Did you find this video to be an effective tool for learning personal finance? Why or why not?

Application Form

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Terms & Conditions

By submitting my electronic signature in the form above, I agree to the following Terms & Conditions:
I understand that if I am selected as a winner of the Jack Deibert Memorial Scholarship and in consideration thereof, I understand, agree, and hereby grant permission to BMI FCU to use my likeness and name in announcing and promoting this scholarship. I understand that the Scholarship Committee is solely responsible for the selection of the scholarship winners, and its decision is final. In submitting this application, I am permitting the Committee to confirm my BMI FCU membership status, in addition to my school enrollment status and academic standing with both my current school and desired university. If I am selected as a winner, I understand my scholarship award will be administered to me through my intended university. In submitting this application, I certify that the information is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand and agree that falsification of or failure to provide required information will result in termination of the scholarship. 

Selection Criteria

The Selection Committee will base the selection of the scholarship recipients on the following:
Application: 10%
• Compliance with required format
Essay: 90%
• Quality of essay
• Grammar, punctuation, spelling & neatness
• Compliance with required format

All applications must be submitted to BMI Federal Credit Union (BMI FCU®) by April 30, 2021. You must be a BMI FCU member in good standing as of the date that you submit the application, a student currently enrolled in college full time, or a graduating high school senior in the 2020-2021 school year. Applications will not be returned and will become the property of BMI FCU. BMI FCU employees, senior officers, volunteers and their families are not eligible. The winning entries will be chosen at the discretion of the BMI FCU Jack Deibert Memorial Scholarship Committee. Illegible entries may be disqualified. Winners will be notified on or before May 31, 2021, by mail or phone and agree to have their names and photos published in BMI FCU promotional materials. After confirmation of registration and acceptance at a two-year community college or a four-year college or university with 12 or more credits or units in classes, award checks will be issued directly to the applicant’s school. Three (3) $2,000 Scholarships will be awarded. Not valid where prohibited by law.

BMI FCU respects the privacy of all Jack Deibert Memorial Scholarship applicants. Applications and supporting documentation will be maintained in a secure manner and only shared internally with the Scholarship Committee and scholarship application judges. Applications and supporting documentation will be retained confidentially by BMI FCU in accordance with applicable record retention guidelines. Membership eligibility requirements apply. BMI Federal Credit Union, BMI FCU and We make banking personal are all registered trademarks of BMI Federal Credit Union.