Applications for the 2022 WYCUP Scholarship are now being accepted until the end of the year
Madison, Wis. For the first time in the history of the World Young Credit Union Professionals (WYCUP) Scholarship Program, recipients can choose from all-expenses-paid educational and networking events held on different continents.
The WYCUP Scholarships will be awarded to credit union professionals 40 and under who recognize the potential of financial unions to make the world a better place.
Sacred Youth Summit, April 15-22 in Iguazú, Brazil, OR
WYCUP World Youth Summit and World Credit Union Conference 2023, July 21-27 in Vancouver, Canada.
The Sicredi Youth Summit will bring together representatives of an inspiring youth empowerment initiative in Iguazú Falls, one of the world’s great natural wonders. The power of collaboration is evident in Brazil’s Sacred Credit Union system, which connects more than 100 credit unions under a common brand and technology platform. Scholarship recipients will experience the impact of community engagement and product innovation through this unique model of collaboration.
The 2023 World Credit Union Conference (WCUC), co-hosted by the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) and the Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA), will feature renowned keynote speakers and more than 30 educational sessions aimed at Global challenges are to be solved. of credit unions. . And new for 2023, WCUC will also offer the first-ever WYCUP World Youth Summit, designed for scholarship recipients to build new relationships with international peers over five days of living and learning at the center of our global movement. , networking and exchanges.
“The future of the global credit union movement depends on our ability to engage with young people. Our success as a future-focused and sustainable movement depends on emerging young leaders, and WYCUP is raising the voice of young people to ensure that to make sure they are part of the solution to help us address global challenges through a cooperative model,” said Alyssa McCarter Law Border. , President and CEO of WOCCU.
A year of opportunity
In addition to their choice of destination events, fellowship recipients will be able to engage with their global peers at other virtual and in-person events throughout the year, as WYCUP explores common credit union challenges and opportunities for further collaboration on global credit. does.
“Receiving the 2021 WYCUP Scholarship has opened doors for me, personally and professionally, that I never knew existed,” said Sarah Maharajah, CCUA’s Business Relationship Manager.
Young credit union professionals interested in applying for the 2022 WYCUP Scholarship can download an application form here.