Credit Professionals International


 .Credit Professionals International supports our members by providing opportunities

               for networkingcareer development and community involvement

Credit Professionals International, through its Districts and Local Associations, offers the following scholarship opportunities:

District 5 Credit Professionals

CPI District 5 has awarded up to four scholarships each year to graduating high school seniors to use to further their education.   This multi state competition received more than 21 applications in 2017 from the schools in the states represented by the district: IL, IN, KY MI, NE & OH.  A topic is chosen by the group which is determined to provoke an appropriate thought process in the students and challenge them to apply its meaning to their everyday life.  The goal of this is to encourage the students to discover and pursue credit excellence as they strive to be responsible, contributing adults in our society.

This year 2 scholarships were awarded. Read the winning essays: Essay 1  & Essay 2

Charlotte, North Carolina Credit Professionals

Credit Professionals International of Charlotte, North Carolina, established a scholarship, named for one of our charter members, Ethel B. Wilkinson, in the mid 1980’s.  Since then, either one or more scholarships have been awarded each year to students wishing to further their education and who meet the criteria set by the organization.

Jackson, Mississippi Credit Professionals

Jackson, Mississippi Credit Professionals has established a scholarship in memory of one of our charter members, Jacqulyn Henry. Our local community college assisted in writing the criteria for this scholarship and they select the winner each semester. We offer $300.00 each semester to a student who meets the following criteria:

  • Full time non-traditional student
  • Business related major with 3.0 grade average
  • Shows leadership abilities through church, school and/or community involvement
  • A Mississippi native
  • Must attend the Hinds Community College Scholarship Recognition Program.

(We were having winners that we never met and the college has added this criteria to a lot of their scholarships.)

Eastern NC Credit Professionals

Credit Professionals International of Eastern NC awarded a Scholarship to a student at the East Carolina University College of Business recently.  They have given an educational scholarship each year for more than 20 years.

Fuquay-Varina Credit Professionals

Credit Professionals International of Fuquay-Varina recently awarded scholarships to three (3) students who are pursuing a higher education degree.  They have given one (1) or more scholarships each year for several years.