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Scholarship Winners


Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 WYCUP scholarship!

The following outstanding young professionals were awarded by an international committee an all-expense-paid
attendance of the 2017 World Credit Union Conference in Austria.

Henrique D'Azevedo Canal, Credit Product Specialist, SICREDI, Brazil

"I can definitely say that [WYCUP] was the most amazing experience I had since I started my carreer. I met so many amazing people and we are still in touch."

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Stephanie Sievers, Chief Executive Officer, ANECA Federal Credit Union, USA

"We try not to think always: so, what's the return? Because the members are the return. Getting members involved, having members enjoy coming into the credit union — that's our return."

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Tanya Brown, Business Relationship Officer, Jamaica Cooperative Credit Union League, Jamaica

"Eternally grateful to have been apart of such an amazing group of young people sharing common interest and having similar passion for the Credit Union Movement. I have learnt so much and made so many awesome friends."

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Jae Kim, Branch Manager, Servus Credit Union, Canada

"What an amazing experience! I'm looking forward to Belfast in 2016. I would love to get more involved with WYCUP and look forward to contributing for the upcoming conference."

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Lisa Totaro, Marketing Manager, Sunmark Federal Credit Union, USA

"I have a passion for helping young professionals grow and develop. I've had the privilege to be involved in those efforts in NY & the US, and am looking forward to meeting so many YPs from around the world!"

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Leandro Hendges, Products and Services Manager - Loans, SICREDI, Brazil

"I'm really excited to join [WYCUP] in Denver... Hope to learn a lot with you...!!! Here's my video, that tells a little about the work we're doing here with young people... hope you like it!!!"

Watch Leandro's video

Previous Recipients of the WYCUP Scholarship



  • Caroline Domanski, Deputy CEO, No1 CopperPot Credit Union, United Kingdom
  • Benjamin Janzen, Stewardship in Action Advisor, Mennonite Savings and Credit Union, Canada
  • Christopher Morris, Director of Communications, National Credit Union Foundation, USA
  • Eber Ostemberg, Social Programs Adviser, Sicredi Noroeste MT, Brazil
  • Jenn Vandehaar, Vice President Operations, Healthcare & Municipal Employees' Credit Union, Canada


  • Brian Aalbers, Canada
  • Wesley Diniz Alves, Brazil
  • Maire Doyle, Ireland
  • Miriam De Dios, United States
  • Edyta Grzybowska, Poland


  • Yola Charles, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Michelle Coelho, Australia
  • Marcy Lovberg, Canada
  • Edel McKenna, Ireland
  • Tracia Pounder, Barbados


  • Scott Daukas, United States
  • Carol Karugu, Kenya
  • Melia Keller,United States
  • Orla O'Shea, Ireland
  • Cas Scott, Australia


  • Julie Ferguson, Ireland
  • Ross Lanbrick, Australia
  • Carolyne Luvembe, Kenya
  • Jeff Rout, Canada
  • Amy Stanton, United States


  • Joe Agro, Canada
  • Anna Corona, United States
  • Nicholas May, Australia
  • Rachel Milan, Canada
  • Rafal Sokolowski, Poland


  • Elizabeth V. Randall, United States
  • Izabela Rutkowska, Poland
  • Ryan Visscher, Canada
  • Stacey Walker, United States
  • Eleonora Zgonjanin Petrovik, Macedonia


  • Tom Atkins, Canada
  • Alison Carr, United States
  • Anne-Marie Coffey, Ireland
  • Darcy Mykytyshyn, Canada
  • Shoba Gunasekaran, Singapore


  • Sherri Fogwill, Canada
  • Tina Hall, United States
  • Karla Herrera, Guatemala
  • Michael Mack, Australia
  • Sandra Phillips, Canada


  • Glenn Bolger, Canada
  • Catherine Coffey, Ireland
  • Hillary Jalafi, Malawi
  • Dorwin Manzano, Trinidad
  • Irwing Pinares-Silva, Peru


  • Justine Conley, Australia
  • Jeanne Kim, United States
  • Jan Knowles, Bahamas
  • Malcolm Stoffman, Canada
  • Katarzyna Uniwersal, Poland


  • Rod Ashley, United Kingdom
  • John Klassen, Canada
  • Skott Pope, United States
  • Maurice Wright, Jamaica
  • Amy Penick, United States


  • Mary Baxter, United States
  • Grzegorz Buckowski, Poland
  • Bradford Caldwell, United States
  • Lana Catalano, Canada
  • Andrew Leys, New Zealand

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