Unitus Scholarship Program

Unitus is pleased to offer $3,000 scholarships to assist outstanding student members and child dependents of Unitus employees with the cost of higher education. *

2024 Unitus Scholarships are now closed

Please check back later for future Unitus Scholarship information and dates.


Applicants must be one of the following:

A member (primary or joint) of Unitus Community Credit Union whose account is in good standing and has been in service for at least 5 months at the time of application.


A dependent biological, step, or adoptive child; or biological, step, or adoptive grandchild; of a current Unitus Community Credit Union employee.


A current high school senior or 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.


Up to nine (9) scholarships will be awarded. Each scholarship is a one-time gift of $3,000 for educational purposes

  • Six (6) General Scholarships
  • Two (2) Unitus Employee Scholarships
  • One (1) “Barbara Leonard Memorial Scholarship Award”. This scholarship will be awarded to a BIPOC student who has demonstrated academic potential, high achievement, and leadership.

For additional details on eligibility, awards, and required documents, click here.

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Congratulations to the 2023 Unitus Scholarship Recipients!

  • Hosanna Lacine

    California Baptist University
    Major: Nursing (BSN) & Spanish

  • Joaquin Matias Moncayo

    Oregon State University
    Major: Actuarial Mathematics

  • Kailani Spurgeon

    Mt. Hood Community College
    Major: Nursing

  • Logan Acebo

    Portland State University
    Major: Mechanical Engineering

  • Maeve Glynn

    Parsons The New School for Design
    Major: Fashion Design

  • Mak Gross

    New York University
    Major: Theatre

  • Maxsun Xaybanha

    Oregon State University
    Major: Management Information Systems

  • Rachel Warner

    Columbia University
    Major: Biology

  • Sofia Vachter

    Oregon State University
    Major: Business Admin/Sports Marketing

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