Frederick J. Heinen Scholarship Contest

Who Is Eligible: High school seniors or college students between the ages of 17 and 23 who are members of the USPS FCU. If you are not a member, you may complete an application, submit it with your initial deposit, and essay to qualify.

Winners will be notified by mail and announced in the Summer PostScripts. The Committee will also announce the winners at the 88th Annual Meeting, July 27, 2022. Funds will be deposited to the winner’s savings or checking account with the Credit Union. The USPS FCU takes pride in assisting our youth with continuing their education. They are the leaders of tomorrow! If you have any questions, call Betty Myers at (301) 576-1316. Employees, Board and Supervisory Committee members and their immediate family are ineligible to participate.

Competition Rules: Write an essay not to exceed 1,000 words typed from the topic below. Your essay will be judged on content, grammar and spelling. Entries must be postmarked no later than Friday, July 1, 2022. Entries postmarked after that date will be disqualified.
Essay Topic: How has COVID-19 changed your plans and goals for the future?


  • 1st Place – $1,000
  • 2nd Place – $750
  • 3rd Place – $500

Submit Entries to:
Attn: Betty Myers
7905 Malcolm Rd, Suite 311
Clinton, MD 20735-1730, or
Fax: (301) 856-7548, or email to: