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The Harry B. Crewson Foundation

Funding Future Bobcats


Our Mission

The Crewson Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, honors the memory of OUCU Founder Harry B. Crewson. The Foundation funds scholarships for incoming Ohio University freshmen and enabling them to carry on the fine Bobcat tradition at Ohio University.


Who Will My Gift Help?

The Crewson Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school students who will be attending Ohio University and are OUCU members or the children of OUCU members.


How Do I Donate to the Foundation?

  • Visit any of our branches
  • Call (740) 597-2800
  • Automatic transfer
  • Complete and return the donation card with payment by mail:

Ohio University Credit Union
ATTN: Crewson Foundation
P.O. Box 476
Athens, OH 45701

  • Through estate planning - there are many types of planned giving strategies

Questions? Please call:

Cory Corrigan, VP of Financial Services - (740) 597-2859
Garry Hunter, OUCU corporate attorney - (740) 592-5580


Double Your Donation Power

OUCU Financial Services has set aside funds to match your donations. For every dollar you put in, we’ll put one in, too — up to $10,000 a year through 2020.


Who Was Harry B. Crewson?

Harry B. Crewson, Ohio University Credit Union founder, was the 17th President of Ohio University and a Trustee Professor of Economics. As a public figure in Athens, he was respected for artful dispute, mediation and consensus-building.


Students Interested in Applying

Scholarship applications are due by March 1 of each year.


2018 Scholarship Recipients










Pictured left to right:

Mikayla Bradford - Federal Hocking High School

Colton Wright - Trimble High School

Kali Knudson - Athens High School