Exclusively for credit union professionals.

Shine Bright scholarships from eLeadership Academy are available to credit union and CUSO professionals who are committed to the development of others.

$2,500 Dave Craigen Scholarship

Dave Craigen was a bright light and an accomplished CEO in the credit union system, with a far-reaching collaborative legacy. Dave's career was infused with passion, innovation, and the courage to challenge the status quo.

Dave lost his courageous battle with brain cancer in 2023, yet a light as vibrant as his shines on through the spark it ignited in others. Seeing the possibility in those around him and mentoring them to reach their potential are hallmarks of his leadership.

As a mentor and "best boss" to eLeadership Academy founder Sandra McDowell, Dave left an indelible mark. The Dave Craigen Scholarship is a tribute to Dave's enduring legacy, ensuring that his light is passed on through the recognition of the light in others.


$2,500 Emerging Leader Scholarship

The Emerging Leader Scholarship is designed to nurture the next generation of leaders in the credit union industry. Investing in their development ensures continuity, resilience, and relevance in an ever-evolving financial landscape, securing the future of credit unions for generations to come.

This scholarship recognizes individuals who demonstrate potential and commitment to growing their leadership confidence and competence. 

This scholarship covers up to $2,500 toward attaining a Certificate in Applied Leadership from eLeadership Academy.


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