Are you looking to take the next step in your education or career path? We're excited to announce that SAFE will soon be offering scholarship opportunities to its members and members of Corning Credit Union. Whether your goal is to focus on higher education, enlist, or anything in between, applications are currently being accepted.

Program Summary

Each year, the StraightTalk® Association for Financial Empowerment (SAFE) awards a minimum of $5,000 in scholarships to hard-working individuals looking to further their education or career. Ideal candidates value and make contributions toward:

  • Helping people
  • Serving the underserved
  • Making an impact in and giving back to their community


Program Eligibility

The SAFE Scholarship Program is open to any SAFE member or Corning Credit Union member who is in good standing and over the age of 16. The member must have established plans to take the next step in their education, development, or career, including vocational studies and/or military enrollment.

Please be advised that identification, signature, and proof of enrollment or acceptance will be required before any award is distributed.

Application Process

Applications are now being accepted! To complete an application, please visit

Alternatively, a PDF application may be downloaded and submitted to any Corning Credit Union branch or by mail to:

     StraightTalk Association for Financial Empowerment

     Attn: Scholarship Program

     87 East Market Street, Suite 201

     Corning, NY 14830

Completed applications must be submitted by March 20, 2020.