Award & Recognition Opportunities

Mississippi Credit Union Hall of Fame
The Mississippi Credit Union Hall of Fame recognizes the commitment, leadership and dedication that deserving individuals have made to the credit union movement.  Tenure of service, contributions, achievements and the impact the individual has made not only at their respective credit union(s), but also in the industry, are among the considerations.  The inductee(s) for the current year receive special recognition at our Annual Meeting & Convention, which is held in May of each year.  Hall of Fame nominations can be submitted at any time, but are due no later than April 1st in the current year for current year induction consideration. 

Advocacy Award Program
Recognizes credit unions & individuals that participate in advocacy initiatives structured in defense of the credit union movement. Simply complete 3 or more advocacy initiatives in a calendar year for recognition.  Learn more about the Advocacy Awards here.  
National Credit Union Recognition Award Programs
The Mississippi Credit Union Association accepts entries from Mississippi credit unions for the National Credit Union Recognition Programs. Credit unions winning 1st place at the state-level competition are forwarded on to CUNA for judging in the national competition.  Award entries are due to MSCUA no later than August 1st of the current year.  Please contact Amy Manley to request current entry forms.

  • Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award recognizes model credit union efforts to strengthen local institutions and materially improve the lives of nonmembers through community outreach programs (other than personal finance education): Maxwell Entry Forms & Information  
  • Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award recognizes model credit union efforts to materially improve members’ lives through programs (other than personal finance education): Herring Award Entry Forms & Information.  
  • Desjardins Youth & Adult Financial Education Awards -Desjardins Financial Education Awards recognizes model credit union efforts to teach personal finance concepts and skills to members and nonmembers:  Desjardins Award Entry Forms & Information.