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ARTHUR F. MCINTYRE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Supporting your future

Every year, members who are in high school or attending college can apply for the Arthur F. McIntyre Scholarship. We strive for member success, every step of the way.

Our Past, Supporting Your Future

 

In 1951, Arthur F. McIntyre became the first manager of SF Fire Credit Union. He spent his time here tirelessly working to improve not only the credit union, but the Bay Area community as a whole.

Every year, his scholarship awards $2,500 to high school and college-level students. At least two scholarships are awarded at each level. We are proud to honor his legacy by investing in our members' future.

 

How to apply

APPLICATION PACKET

Applicants for the scholarship need to complete an application packet, which includes submitting an essay.

The essay should focus on the credit union philosophy of 'people helping people.'

How do credit unions help individuals, communities, and the country as a whole?

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a member of SF Fire Credit Union, and in good standing
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited university, community college, or high school
  • Have a current GPA of 2.5 or higher

DEADLINE

The 2022 deadline for submissions is February 1st.

For mailed submissions, a postmark of February 1stย will be accepted.

Winners will be notified and announced on Presidents' Day, February 21, 2022.

Arthur F. McIntyre Scholarship Winners

2021 High School Scholarship Recipients

 

Lola Kitchell

Gabriela Jimenez

Claire Mannion

Claire Cassidy

2021 College Scholarship Recipients

 

Madeline Young

Ryan Sullivan

Owen Walsh

Katherine Yuen

About

Arthur F. McIntyre

After 30 years of service, Arthur retired from the San Francisco Fire Department in 1976. He spent most of his career at Engine 17, located behind the Mint at 5thย and Jessie.

Arthur was dedicated to the idea of service. He was a WWII Veteran, a referee for High School and College basketball, a supervisor of the officials for the Pac Ten Conference, and was a key advocate for improving working conditions for San Francisco Firefighters.

In 1951, Fire Chief Edward Walsh asked Arthur to become the first manager of SF Fire Credit Union. Without his expansive vision and tireless efforts, SF Fire Credit Union would not be what it is today.

Arthur McIntyre, putting others first since 1951

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