Unitus Community Credit Union is pleased to offer a scholarship program to assist members (primary or joint) of Unitus whose account is in good standing with the cost of higher education.
Additionally, student applicants who are spouses/significant others (residing at the same address); a dependent biological, step, or adoptive child; or a biological, step, or adoptive grandchild of a current Unitus Community Credit Union employee who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs are invited to apply.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Unitus Community Credit Union Scholarship Program must be:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Up to seven (7) awards will be granted.
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Applicants will be notified in July. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Scholarship America processes scholarship awards on behalf of Unitus Community Credit Union. Disbursements are made in early August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of educational and career goals and objectives, and unusual personal or family circumstances. There is no minimum GPA requirement. Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Unitus Community Credit Union play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Recipients must continue to meet the program eligibility requirements up until the time awards are disbursed in August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following document(s):