Pelican State CU is awarding $15,000 in scholarships

BATON ROUGE, LA (March 9, 2023) — Pelican State Credit Union is awarding $15,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors across Louisiana.

The Team Pelican Scholarship Program is a benefit open to all Team Pelican Youth Savings Account members!

Finalists will be selected by parish and on the basis of their community service and academic and personal achievements.

Founded in 2008, Pelican’s Team Pelican Scholarship Award Program has awarded $115,500 in scholarships. It is one of the many reasons why it pays to be a member of Pelican. Team Pelican youth savings account holders benefit from not only scholarship award eligibility, but also monetary rewards for good grades on their report cards each semester.

Students can apply for a Team Pelican Scholarship through Friday, March 31, 2023.

Apply for a Team Pelican Scholarship and open a youth savings or teen checking account by visiting


About Pelican State Credit Union

For over 60 years, Pelican State Credit Union has been providing financial services to individuals and their families throughout the state of Louisiana. The credit union is dedicated to improving the lives of its members through safe, competitive products and educational services. Pelican was originally chartered as the Department of Hospitals Credit Union, located in downtown Baton Rouge to serve Louisiana charity hospitals, mental health centers, and state office personnel. They have since grown into the largest state-chartered credit union in Louisiana, now serving over 70,000 members. For information, visit


Leiana J. Pineda Gonzalez-Rubio
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