College Scholarships

Higher education is critically important to empowering yourself and your community. To support this notion, the Affinity Plus Foundation offers scholarships to college students.

Karli Knopf, an Affinity Plus Foundation 2020-2021 scholarship winner
Karli, 2020 Scholarship Winner

About Scholarships

In 2021, the Affinity Plus Foundation is excited to award more than $100,000 in scholarships to Affinity Plus member students. Whether you are a member attending school in-state or have traveled out of state to pursue higher education, we encourage you to apply.


Any college student who is a primary member in good standing with Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union is eligible for the Foundation Scholarship. You can be a student at any college or university – as long as you're a primary member in good standing, you're eligible!

Scholarship Allocation

Each branch and its surrounding communities, along with partner college campuses, will have at least one guaranteed scholarship for a student who is a primary member in good standing with Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union.

Partner College Campuses

  • Bemidji State University
  • Lake Superior College
  • Minnesota State University – Mankato
  • Minnesota State University – Moorhead
  • St. Cloud State University
  • University of Minnesota – Duluth
  • University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
  • Winona State University

Foundation Scholarship

Apply for a $3,000 scholarship for the 2021 – 2022 school year and use the funds to help pay for tuition and books!

Application period: April 1 – May 31.

This year's application cycle has ended. Next year's application cycle will begin April 1, 2022.

Meet the 2021 Scholarship Winners

We're pleased to announce the recipients of the Annual Scholarship Program. Congratulations to all! Meet the winners.


About the Affinity Plus Foundation

The Affinity Plus Foundation is a 501(c)(3) established in 2000 by Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union. The Foundation's mission is to engage, educate and empower individuals and communities.

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