Education Grants & Scholarships

Langley prioritizes the wellbeing and education for our members and employees in the communities in which they live, work, and play. Access to education is the foundation of success and financial wellbeing. Langley is dedicated to increasing access to higher education, supporting local students and teachers, and helping bridge the technology gap. Below are Langley's current scholarship offerings with information on how to apply.

Teacher Grants

Langley has established a grant program to assist educators teaching elementary, middle, and high school students. Up to 30 teachers will be selected to receive a $500 grant to help support current or new classroom projects. Educators must teach within the Hampton Roads, Virginia area. The grant monies can be used to support either a new or existing lesson plan for the current academic year. *For information on our 2023-2024 winners, please visit the press release.

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Applications for the 2024-2025 Teacher Mini Grants will begin July 15, 2024 and be available until August 30, 2024

Jean M. Yokum College Scholarship

The Jean M. Yokum College Scholarships are awarded to successful applicants who are members of Langley. Each year in May, six deserving college-bound members are awarded a $5,000 scholarship. Scholarships are reviewed by the Peninsula Community Foundation and awarded based on need, academic performance, community involvement and a personal essay. Congratulations to our 2024 Scholarship Recipients! For more information on our scholars, please visit the press release.

Scholarship winners, Hannah Chen; Parker Forrest; Christopher Freshwater; Megan Killian; Janie Qing; Audrey Wallin

Applications for the 2025 Jean M. Yokum College Scholarship will begin in January 2025. The application will be available on the Peninsula Community Foundation’s scholarship webpage.

Collegiate Scholarships

Christopher Newport University Luter School of Business Scholarship

Each year, Langley awards $5,000 to four rising Juniors enrolled in the CNU Luter School of Business. The scholarship is renewed annually for that student. For details or to apply, please contact CNU.

College of William & Mary Posse Scholars

Langley is a proud supporter of William & Mary's inaugural Posse Scholars cohort, a partnership with The Posse Foundation that provides full scholarships to diverse cohorts of students. Many of the scholars are first generation college students or may not have otherwise seen the university as an affordable option. Students are selected from a competitive pool of hundreds of candidates from across Virginia. The Posse Foundation is a national organization that gained attention in 2010 when it was one of 10 organizations to receive a share of U.S. President Barack Obama's Nobel Prize award money.

Hampton University School of Business Scholarships

Langley Federal Credit Union partners with Hampton University to offer scholarships to students enrolled in the Hampton University School of Business. Starting in the fall of 2018, Langley awards four $5,000 scholarships, one to a student in each year. Scholarships will be renewed annually. For details or to apply, please contact William R. Smith, Scholarship/Grants Coordinator at 757-727-5635 or visit

Norfolk State University Langley Scholars' Demand Fund

Langley supports the Norfolk State University (NSU) Foundation through the Langley Scholars’ Demand Fund. The fund is designed to provide financial support to current NSU students and will be awarded to those in good academic standing who have a demonstrated financial need as determined by the University’s Office of Financial Aid. Support is awarded between $1,000-$5,000. For details or to apply, please contact the NSU Financial Aid Office.

Old Dominion University Legacy Scholarships

Langley supports the Old Dominion University Alumni Association by contributing 10 $2,500 Legacy scholarships to assist children of an ODU alumnus/ae. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students in good academic standing. For details or to apply, please contact ODU's Office of Financial Aid.