2024 LendKey Scholarship, Paper money with a graduation cap on top.

Cincinnati, OH (May 2, 2024) — LendKey, the pioneer of digital network lending, and Member Student Lending, a leading network of credit unions offering private student loan and student loan refinance lending solutions, today announced they are offering $20,000 in college scholarships. 

Ten merit-based $2,000 scholarships are available to members of the Member Student Lending CUSO eligible credit unions and are one-time awards for high-achieving undergraduate students studying at an accredited four-year college or university.

“As advocates for empowering individuals through education, we are thrilled to partner with LendKey in offering these scholarships, reinforcing our commitment to helping students achieve their academic goals,” said Kara VanWert, Member Student Lending Board Chair and Chief Lending Officer at Veridian Credit Union.

Founder and CEO of LendKey Vince Passione added, “LendKey was founded to offer credit unions a better way to provide in-school private student loans and student loan refinancing, and our partnership with Member Student Lending on this scholarship program aligns with our commitment to supporting their members’ educational aspirations.”

Applications for the scholarships open today, May 1, at lendkey.com/scholarship and the deadline for applications is May 31, 2024. LendKey has partnered with a third party, Kaleidoscope, to manage the selection process using a standardized rubric to measure candidates’ community involvement, academic achievements, and other qualifications. Winners will be announced in July.