Student Awards

We are truly overwhelmed by the talent and passion displayed by the over 500 students who applied for the 2019 Libro Credit Union Student Awards. After weeks of deliberation, it’s our pleasure to announce the 31 winners! 

View 2019 Winners

Libro's student award program supports youth who demonstrate outstanding commitment to their community while balancing academic success. 

The award winner receives a $ 2,000 scholarship, a no fee ‘Go Free’ account at Libro Credit Union and a financial coaching session!

31 awards will be available in 2019 for a total investment of $62,000 in local students

To be eligible for the award the applicant must: 

  • Be seventeen (17) to twenty-five (25) years-of-age at the time of application
  • Have a current minimum academic average of a C+ (67%) or higher.
  • Demonstrate commitment to their community through leadership and volunteer activities.
  • Be enrolled full-time in a Canadian college, university, apprenticeship program, technical institute or private college for September 2019.
  • Have a primary home address within southwestern Ontario (postal code begins with N) as defined by postal code (but may be enrolled in school away from their primary home address), or has a primary address outside of that area but is an Owner of Libro Credit Union at the time of completing the application.
  • Complete the online application form

Program Guidelines

  • Winners will be selected based upon Libro’s assessment of the best application amongst eligible applicants.
  • This award program is open to both non Owners (within the specified geographic area) and Owners of Libro Credit Union
  • Staff, Owner Representatives and Board of Directors members and immediate family members living in the same house are not eligible for a Libro Student Award.
  • Past award recipients who have won awards from Libro Credit Union are not eligible to receive an award in 2019.
  • Winners will be notified by phone no later than May 31, 2019.
  • The winners will be announced publicly at Facebook.com/librocreditunion, on Twitter, the Libro Credit Union branch network and libro.ca/studentawards. They may also be announced through press releases and other media outlets

Please review full program rules and regulations

2019 Application period is now closed. Click here to view the 2019 Student Awards Winners