APPLY for the 2020 WYCUP Scholarship

Up to five outstanding nominees who are 40 or younger, have made significant contributions to their credit union or financial cooperative system and have the potential to make a global credit union impact are awarded the scholarship. 

The 2020 WYCUP scholarship will be awarded at the Joint Credit Union Conference presented by World Council of Credit Unions and Credit Union National Association (CUNA) in Los Angeles, July 19-22, for an all-expense-paid attendance to the 2021 World Credit Union Conference.

2019 Young Professional Exchange

Sicredi, the largest credit union system in Brazil, hosted more than 150 young credit union professionals from across the Americas as part of World Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) inaugural Young Professional Exchange.

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2020 Brazil Immersion Program

WYCUP members participated in a weeklong immersion trip designed to foster the creation of a toolkit that can be used to replicate the Sicredi Youth Committee model at credit unions across the globe.

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2020 YP Exchange/Global Youth Summit

Some of the brightest minds in the next generation of credit union leaders will come together during World Council's Young Professional Exchange and Global Youth Summit 2020, co-hosted by the Association of British Credit Unions, Ltd. (ABCUL).

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ONLINE, Learning Anywhere Anytime 

Programs Available through eLeadership Academy

Two eight-week online programs eLEAD and eCOACH both consist of blended learning through online reading, videos, self-assessments, webinars, discussion forums and assignments. â€‹Participants complete the program with concrete action plans to support their continued growth.


WYCUP Affiliate Organizations

Association of British Credit Unions

Manchester, United Kingdom

Credit Union National Association
Young Professionals Conference
Madison, Wisconsin
United States
   Association of Vermont Credit Unions
The Young Professionals of Vermont
Vermont, USA


Carolinas Credit Union League Young Professionals (CUAware)
North & South Carolina, USA

Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA)
Young Professionals Network (YPN)
Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island

Cornerstone Credit Union League
Cornerstone Young Professionals
Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas

Hawaii Credit Union League
Junior Executive Development Initiative
Hawaii, USA

Heartland Credit Union Association
CUnext Council
Kansas, Missouri
Illinois Credit Union League
CU Reach
Illinois, USA

Kentucky Credit Union League
Kentucky USA

League of Southeastern
Credit Unions
Young Professionals Group
Alabama, Florida

MD|DC Credit Union Association
Young Professionals Network (YPN)
Maryland, Washington DC

Minnesota Credit Union Network
The Crew

Montana's Credit Unions
Montana Credit Union Young Professionals

Mountain West Credit Union Association
Mountain West Young Credit Union Professionals
Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming
Nebraska Credit Union League
Young Professionals
for Credit Unions

New York Credit Union Association
Young Professionals Commission
New York

Northwest Credit Union Association
Northwest Young Professionals Network
Idaho, Oregon, Washington
Pennsylvania Credit Union Association
Young Professionals Network (YPN)

Virginia Credit Union League
Young Professionals Network (YPN)
Virginia, USA
The League (Wisconsin Credit Union League)
Young Professionals Network

"WYCUP, for me, represents a lot. It's a way of showing the world what we can do regardless of where we left off." 
Sergio Aparecido Sanzovo, Sicredi Uniao PR/SP