You must be a member of UCU for at least two years
You must be a citizen of Canada, or landed immigrant, and a resident of Ontario, though the student may attend an educational institution outside of Canada
Be enrolled in full time post‐secondary studies at an accredited university or college
No candidate can be awarded the same scholarship more than once
Wasyl Sytnyk (1907-2000) led Ukrainian Credit Union through its early years, serving as its first President of the Board from 1944 until 1979. Upon his retirement from the Board in 1987, Mr. Sytnyk was appointed Honorary Director for Life for his outstanding contribution to our credit union. In recognition of his exemplary service to Ontario's credit union movement, Mr. Sytnyk was awarded the Credit Union Central of Ontario's Distinguished Service Award in 1982. In addition to his role as UCU President, Mr. Sytnyk was a long-time president of the Council of Ukrainian Credit Unions of Canada, The World Council of Ukrainian Co-operatives, and was very active in the church and organizational life of the Ukrainian Community.
The award will be made to a candidate of Ukrainian heritage who:
Ukrainian Credit Union Limited will be the financial institution of choice for the Ukrainian community in Ontario and those who share its co-operative and cultural aspirations;
We will provide an exceptional level of member-driven financial and wealth management services based on sound stewardship, and the utmost integrity;
We will be an employer of choice for those individuals seeking a rewarding career helping people achieve financial security;
We shall achieve our goals through co-operation and continuous growth;
We will transform the prosperity of our member-owned co-operative into support for the cultural, educational, religious, charitable and recreational activities of the Ukrainian community, and the broader community of which we are a part.