Scholarship Award Program

American United Federal Credit Union is pleased to be able to offer several scholarships. Our scholarships are offered to credit union members who have overcome hardships or unique circumstances in order to pursue their secondary education. It is for individuals attending an accredited secondary college/university, vocational or technical school. Apply using the form below or click here to download, print, and mail in an application.

Deadline is June 30, 2019 at 5pm MDT

Available Scholarships

  • (1) Richard C. Straight Scholarship – $2,000
  • (1) Tribal Scholarship (1st Californian members only) – $2,000
  • (1) Reagan C. Wood Business/Accounting Degree Scholarship – $2,000
  • (1) American United Federal Credit Union Book Scholarships – $500

Eligibility

  • Admitted to an accredited secondary college/university, vocational or technical school.
  • American United Federal Credit Union member experiencing financial hardship or unique circumstances in order to pursue their secondary education.
  • Not a current employee of American United Federal Credit Union.
  • Must be a member of American United Federal Credit Union. If you are applying for the Reagan C. Wood Business/Accounting Degree Scholarship, you do not need to be a member, but you must be attending (or be enrolled to attend) the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business in Accounting or Business). Please note in your application if you are specifically applying for the Reagan C. Wood Scholarship.

Procedures

  • Complete the Scholarship Application at www.amucu.org/scholarship
  • Write an essay (300 words or less) that focuses on why you feel you are deserving of this scholarship, your field of study, and long term education/career goals.
  • Provide an official admittance letter from an accredited secondary college/university, vocational or technical school.
  • After the deadline, all applications that have met all requirements will be sent to the Scholarship Committee (Resource Committee) for a blind selection process. Once the winner has been selected, they will be notified.

Deadline

  • Application and supporting materials must be postmarked no later than June 30, 2019.
  • ONLY those applications that have submitted all required items by the date listed will be considered by the Scholarship Committee.

Notification

  • Applicants will be notified via email and/or letter. Please type or print legibly your email address.

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