News & Announcements

 $20,000 in Scholarship Money Available

In a partnership with the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Council (FSC), we are pleased to offer a scholarship program exclusively to credit union members to help further their pursuit of education.

For the 2019-20 school year, $20,000 in scholarships will be awarded to college students in traditional (high school seniors entering college) and non-traditional categories. Each recipient will be awarded $1,000 each.

Complete an application and essay online at

2019 Essay Question: “What is your plan to afford the costs of higher education based on your anticipated degree and future career income?” (Essay tips: Please share your personal story; use the specifics you identified in the preliminary questions to write your essay)

Funds for the FSC’s scholarship program are raised each year from the Dice and Ice fundraising event and during the committee’s silent auction, which is held during the Minnesota Credit Union Network’s Annual Meeting & Convention. Questions to Kate Mason at [email protected] OR FSC at [email protected]


Refinance your qualifying consumer loan or take out a new one and get 1% CASH BACK!*

  • Available on select loans
  • Up to $500 Cash Back!
  • No payment for up to 45 days!
  • Hurry! Limited Time Offer!

Donate to your local food shelf from your 1% Cash Back and we will match up to $50 per member donation!  Last year Northwoods Credit Union matched member donations and together we were able to donate more than $5,000 to the local food shelves!  It’s hard to imagine how many Thanksgiving or Christmas meals we were able to put on the table and we’re hoping to donate more this year.  In addition to the 1% cash back and donation match we will also be collecting non perishable food.  Please click here to apply (link is or click here to contact a loan officer for more information (can you make this a contact box that will go through bancvue leads to our loan department?)

1% Cash Back Loan Promotion Disclosures
*Minimum of $5,000 loan balance. All loans are subject to credit approval.  This offer only available to new Northwoods Credit Union (NCU) loans and can not be combined with any other special offer. This offer only valid for loans applied for and disbursed between 11/4/19 and 12/31/19.  Cash back amount can not exceed $500.00 per loan and is subject to all applicable taxes, which are the responsibility of the member who may receive a 1099-MISC form. 1% Cash back will be deposited to the member’s savings account at the time of loan disbursement.  This offer does not apply to home loans, credit cards, student loans. NCU reserves the right to end or change this promotion at any time and without notice. Membership Eligibility Required. Federally Insured by NCUA.