Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Opportunity

Scholarship Application Deadline is March 31Maryland DC Credit Union Association Scholarship competition 2017

Freedom members are eligible for one of ten, $1,000 scholarships awarded by the Credit Union Foundation of Maryland/DC. Any Freedom member entering their freshman through senior year of college or trade school may apply. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017. Winners will be announced in May, 2017.

Applicants may submit an essay, video, or photo entry —

  • This year’s essay topic: “As a credit union member, explain why someone should choose a credit union as their primary financial institution over alternative service providers, such as for-profit banks.”
  • This year’s video topic: “Create a 60-second advertisement targeted specifically for a younger viewer (under the age of 30) that highlights the benefits of credit union membership.”
  • This year’s photo topic: “Respectful”

Submit your entry at

Military Support

Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) and other Military Support

Freedom has provided 63 years of support to military members, as well as civilian employees of the Department of Defense, their families and retirees.

We’re a tenant organization at the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground and have operated a full service branch office there since 1956. Our branch at 5002 Hoadley Road, offers a drive-up ATM, drive-up teller, and convenient lobby hours. New memberships, savings accounts, checking accounts, and other member services are available in-person, online at, or by calling 800-440-4120, our 24/7/365 Contact Center.

Sponsorships, Memberships and Participation:

  • APG Military Appreciation Week – Multiple year sponsorship through HCCC
  • APG Morale Welfare Recreation (MWR)
  • APG Army Community Services
  • APG Retiree Day sponsor
  • APG Safety Day participant
  • Army Alliance
  • Association of United States Army (AUSA)
  • Fisher House
  • Military Saves Week
  • Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC)
  • “O” Day Picnic sponsorship

Financial education programs:

  • Basic Budgeting
  • Thrifty and Wise Use of Credit
  • Identity Theft
  • How to Buy a Car
  • How to Buy a Home
  • How to Sell a Home


  • CU Foundation of MD/DC annual scholarship competition
  • Freestate ChalleNGe Academy scholarships
  • Harford County Chamber of Commerce scholarship support
  • Harford Community College annual scholarship for Freedom member
  • Women in Defense – Multiple sponsorships