Schools & Scholarships:
Helping Students Learn More & Earn More

Good habits start young: Cinfed sets students up for success.

When young people learn financial skills, they handle money better as adults. We offer products and programs designed to build that crucial knowledge.

Just a few ways we're helping students grow up and grow money:
Louis M. Brown/Cinfed Credit Union Memorial Scholarship

Since 2000, Cinfed has awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships to help local students cover the cost of their college education. The scholarships honor the late Louis M. Brown, who served on Cinfed’s board of directors for nearly 40 years. A graduate of Xavier University, Mr. Brown believed deeply in the power of education. Cinfed established these scholarships in his memory.

Recipients must be Cinfed members and pursuing secondary education.

Applications for the 2024 scholarship program are now closed. Scholarship recipients will be announced at Cinfed’s annual meeting on June 4.

Rockstar Saver Youth Savings Program

With the Rockstar Saver Youth Savings program, kids learn how rewarding it can be to save. Whether it’s pennies a day, or a few dollars each month, we try to make savings fun — and rewarding!

Rockstar Savers receive:

  • A FREE account with no monthly fees that earns dividends
  • Rockstar newsletter with savings tips and contests
  • Rockstar Rewards including a birthday card with a $5.00 gift voucher to add to the account
  • A Financial Coach to answer any questions when you visit a Cinfed branch

To set up an account, apply online here.

Elementary School Partnerships

Cinfed partners with local elementary schools to aid in developing the financial wellbeing of today's youth and set them up for future financial success. Partnered schools are supported through:

  • Onsite education programs and engagement activities that help students learn about money and how to manage it
  • Financial coaching offered to educators and parents
  • Educator and classroom funding opportunities

Current partner schools: Delshire Elementary (OH) and Ft. Wright Elementary (KY)

Especially For Teen Members: Zoom Rewards & MyMoney by Cinfed

Cinfed has specially designed programs for members who are early in their financial journey:

  • Zoom Rewards Checking: Members ages 14-22 can earn $0.50 for their first eight debit card transactions every month* — that’s up to $4.00 back! Learn More.
  • MyMoney: this free online resource makes learning financial skills fun and convenient for ages 14-18. Each segment features a story that illustrates smart spending and saving. Learn More.

* You will receive $0.50 cash back on each everyday debit card transaction, up to an aggregate amount of $4.00 per monthly statement cycle, that posts and settles to your account during the monthly statement cycle. The cash back rewards will be credited to your account on the last day of the statement cycle. Only debit card transactions processed by merchants and received by us as point-of-sale (POS) transactions will qualify to earn cash back. Debit card transactions processed by merchants and received by us as ATM transactions do not count as POS transactions. Statement Cycle means the period of time for which Cinfed provides a summary of the financial activities and transactions that post and settle to your account. Limit one Zoom Rewards checking per social security number. Account owner must be between the ages of 14 and 22. Members under 18 years of age are required to have a parent/guardian sign as a joint owner. Rates and rewards are variable and, at our discretion, may change after account is opened without notice to you. View schedule of fees.