DELAYED OPENING: On Thursday, January 4, 2018, Truliant’s Alamance County, Asheboro, N.C. and Richmond, Va. locations will open at 10 a.m. due to inclement weather. All other locations will have normal business hours. You can still pay bills, transfer funds, apply for loans and more using Truliant’s Tru2Go online tools.
Delayed Opening: On Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, all North Carolina Truliant locations will open at 10 a.m. due to snow conditions. Truliant's Virginia and Greenville, S.C. locations will open with regular hours. You can also pay bills or transfer funds by using our Tru2Go online tools: truliant.org/tru2go. Apply for loans by calling our 24-hour loan line at 855.293.2957 or by visiting our loan application page.

Truliant Scholarships

  • Truliant awards multiple scholarships every year to improve the lives of members who want to further their education.
  • Scholarship opportunities exist for high school students entering college and for children of Truliant employees and board members.

Application period ends February 1, 2018.

  • Details
  • Scholarship Guidelines

    Current scholarship funds include:

    • Fred J. Sarda Scholarships - Applicants must be: (1) a member of Truliant Federal Credit Union, and: (2) be enrolled or accepted to be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or university.
       
    • Clyde Padgett Scholarship – Eligible applicants must be a child or grandchild of a current Truliant employee, an employee who retired with full benefits or a volunteer/board member. Applicants must also be a member-owner of Truliant Federal Credit Union.
       
    • General Fund Scholarships (Needs-Based)  - Open to members of any credit union in North or South Carolina, applicants must demonstrate a financial need for scholarship funding. These funds are provided by the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation. 

     

    Applicants will be evaluated by the Foundation's Scholarship Selection Committee based on the following criteria:

    • Demonstrated academic ability - Applicants should provide school transcripts.  A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 is required to be eligible for scholarship funding.
    • Demonstrated writing ability – Applicants must submit an essay on the topic listed in the application.
    • School activities – Applicants should list all school activities and explain which activity is most important and why.
    • Community activities – Applicants should list all community activities unrelated to school and explain which activity is most important and why.

    The application period for 2018 scholarships is now open. Click here to apply for a college scholarship. Scholarship applications are electronic. No paper applications will be accepted. Scholarship applications will be accepted now through 11:59 p.m. on February 1, 2018. Winners will be notified in March 2018.