Awarding Five Scholarships Worth $2,000

This year Hughes is awarding $10,000 in scholarships to high school seniors! To qualify, you must be a high school senior entering a college, university or trade school* and be a primary member of Hughes.

Not a member? It is easy to join! All it takes is $50 in your Main Share Savings account. Scholarships will be awarded based on scholastic excellence, creativity and attention to addressing this year’s scholarship topic.

All high school seniors are encouraged to apply!

How to Enter

You can choose to write an essay or produce a video submission. Then complete the online scholarship application form and upload your essay or link to your video. Applications must be received by 11:59pm (Arizona) on Sunday, March 1, 2020.

Essay Option. Write a 500-750 word essay using MLA Style on the topic “How do you plan to manage your money during college, and how can Hughes help.” Be sure to include a title and your name on the essay. It will need to be submitted as a PDF, DOC, or DOCX file.


Video Option. Produce a 30-60 second original video submission describing “How you plan to manage your money during college, and how can Hughes help.” Do not include any copyrighted materials. The video will need to be submitted in MP4 format (25MB max. file size) or uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.


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*The higher education institution must be an accredited college, university, business or trade school. Applicants must have a Main Share Savings account in their name at the Credit Union with a $50 par value share minimum balance. Applicants cannot be related to a Hughes employee or a Hughes Board of Director. The Credit Union will notify all applicants of the results. All applications received become the property of Hughes and will not be returned. Certain restrictions apply.