PenFinancial is now accepting entries for our 2018 Sprowt Video Scholarship program.

Sprowt Scholarship

How it works:

  1. Download, review the application form to ensure eligibility.
  2. Create a video explaining why you are passionate about your chosen program of study. Be as creative as you wish! The video cannot exceed 2 minutes in length. Deadline: May 11th, 2018.
  3. Submit the application form to
  4. You will be notified if your application has been selected by our judges to be in the top 5 by May 21st, 2018.
  5. Promote your video in order to receive the most votes to try and win the top scholarship amount.
  6. Winner is announced on June 7th, 2018.

If you have any questions, please email Colin at

Good luck!

*Rules: Votes are being tracked by an external agency. If any type of irregular voting activity, cheating mechanisms, or bot activity is flagged, the contestant may be disqualified. Please ensure that your voting networks are made aware that these voting rules are in place. Following the close of voting on June 2nd, the votes and voting activity will be analyzed to ensure legitimacy. is pleased to offer our Video Scholarship Contest, giving students in Niagara an opportunity to win some cash. Each year, PenFinancial Credit Union gives away $4,000 in scholarships to local students.
Questions? We welcome them. Email

Congratulations to our 2017 Video Scholarship Winner, Ben Johnson! Ben is heading to Brock University in the Fall to study Neuroscience. Please join us in congratulating Ben.

Benjamin Johnson

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