SRCUS Scholarship & SECUF Professional Development Grants



About Southeast CUNA Management School

Through collaboration with CUNA and Affiliates, the first SRCUS Management School was established in 1970 and has a long history of providing quality programming to credit union professionals. The two-week school was initially held at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta and had an original first year class of 30 plus students. Since the school’s formation, it has graduated over 1,200 credit union management professionals from 21 states and the District of Columbia. The curriculum is reviewed and revised each year to continue meeting the ever-changing needs of today’s credit union professionals. The program provides a well-rounded curriculum and experiential opportunities for professional and personal growth, challenging each participant to achieve their highest potential by engaging them in learning activities that stimulate critical thinking and increase confidence. The school is currently held each year in June at the University of Georgia, Georgia Center for Continuing Education in Athens, GA.

During the three years of SRCUS, participants focus on coursework that helps develop their operational, managerial and leadership abilities. The curriculum addresses the following topics:

Financial Analysis

Interest Rates & Financial Markets
Financial Ratios
Asset Liability


Negotiation Skills
Personality Styles and Teamwork
Working with your Board
Employment Law
Performance Management
Business Development


Organizational Behavior
Executive Communication
Strategic Planning

Registration to Open March 8, 2023

Mark your calendars for June 18 – 23, 2023 as Southeast CUNA Management School prepares to return for in-person learning! Although plans are subject to change, the 2023 session is set to return to the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Georgia. Any updates to these plans will be shared by the SRCUS Advisory Committee, who is working hard to ensure an optimal learning experience for all participants.

Tuition: $1,945 per student if paid on or before April 22, 2023 ($2,395 after this date)

Guest Banquet Ticket: $50

Deadline to Register: June 7, 2023

Program features:

Informative education sessions from well-respected and knowledgeable faculty.
Engaging discussions with credit union colleagues.
Networking and collaboration opportunities with individuals from across the country.
Teambuilding activities to help you grow professionally and personally.
Personal feedback on projects and/or whitepapers; and
Lots of FUN!

Sunday, June 18th

8:00 a.m. - Registration
9:30 a.m. - Officer's Meeting (2nd and 3rd year only)
10:30 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies and Keynote Address
12:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Session/Activities
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Debate Prep (2nd and 3rd year students only)

Monday, June 19th

General Sessions

Tuesday, June 20th

General Sessions

Wednesday, June 21st

General Sessions

Thursday, June 22nd

General Sessions
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Debate

Friday, June 23rd

8:00 a.m. to 11:00 am. - General Sessions
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Lunch & Graduation Ceremony
2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - 1st Year Retrospective Meeting (1st year students only)

*Schedule subject to change.

SRCUS Scholarship

Southeastern Regional Credit Union Schools (SRCUS), in partnership with the seven Southeastern credit union leagues, invites interested applicants to apply for scholarships to attend the 2023 Southeast CUNA Management School June 18-23, 2023.

The Southeast CUNA Management School utilizes faculty from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business as well as industry experts. It is a three-year curriculum where students participate on campus each summer for six days. Throughout the year, student apply their knowledge to projects that require strategic analysis of their credit union and research relevant issues facing the industry.

This scholarship program provides $3,000 in scholarships per state, to be awarded to students based on future management potential, involvement in the credit union movement, positions held, and other supportive criteria. The scholarship program is open to all professionals from League-affiliated credit unions. Scholarships recipients must reapply each year.

To apply, prospective students must:

Be employed at a credit union with assets less than $250M
Complete the application
Include a copy of the credit union's year-end financial statement
Include a letter of recommendation from your credit union supervisor or official
Return both to League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates by April 24, 2023

Additionally, scholarship applicants are encouraged to proceed with 2023 registration for this year’s program via to ensure their spot in the class.

Those awarded a scholarship will be notified by May 10, 2023 and will be reimbursed for registration fees. If approved, you must redeem this scholarship within the awarded year.


If you have any questions about this application process, please contact the Education Team at

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