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Unitus Community Credit Union Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 26, 2020 3:00 pm CT

Unitus Community Credit Union has established a scholarship program to assist members (primary or joint) of Unitus Community Credit Union whose account is in good standing.

Additionally, Unitus Community Credit Union employees are welcome to invite their children, grandchildren, and spouses/significant others who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs 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. 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:

  • A member (primary or joint) of Unitus Community Credit Union whose account is in good standing,

OR

  • A spouse/significant other (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.

AND

  • A high school senior or graduate, or a current postsecondary undergraduate, who plans to enroll or is enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

 

Award Amounts

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.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of career and educational goals and objectives, and unusual personal or family circumstances. 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.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in April. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship awards on behalf of Unitus Community Credit Union. Disbursements are made in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document(s):

  • Current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, and term in which each course was taken.

 

Unitus Community Credit Union has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!