(2 Minute Read) — Unitus is proud to announce the recipients of $17,500 in Unitus student scholarships for 2021!
Unitus Student Scholarships
Each year, Unitus awards seven $2,500 scholarships to assist with the cost of higher education.
The scholarships are available to outstanding student members as well as the child dependents, spouses, or significant others of Unitus employees.
Since the Unitus Scholarship Program launched in 2004, we’ve awarded financial assistance to 168 students totaling nearly $220,000.
Scholarship winners are scored in the areas of:
- Rendimiento académico
- Participación comunitaria
- Calidad del material de las becas
- Commitment to pursuing postsecondary education
Applications are independently reviewed 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.
“We’re incredibly inspired by the hard work and motivation of these students, especially amid a pandemic” — Aimee Berg, Community Development Manager
Berg goes on to say, “It’s part of our mission to ensure that anyone has a chance to reach their goals and dreams. We’re excited to recognize the outstanding achievements of these students as they pursue their passions!”
A heartfelt congratulations to the recipients for the 2020-2021 school year:
Madeleine S. – Tigard, OR
Madeleine will be attending Dartmouth College in New Hampshire in the fall, where she will major in Biology.
Sergio M. – Molalla, OR
Sergio will be attending University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon in the fall, where he will major in Computer Programming.
Lucy R. – Portland, OR
Lucy will be attending Baylor University in Texas in the fall, where she will major in Computer Science.
Josephine B. – Phoenix, OR
Josephine will be attending Pacific University in the fall and has not yet declared a major.
Sally N. – Happy Valley, OR
Sally currently attends University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon and is majoring in Advertising.
Jade M. – Tualatin, OR
Jade currently attends University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon and is majoring in Biology.
Sean B. – Portland, OR
Sean will be attending University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon in the fall, where he will major in Political Science.
Apply for the 2022 Unitus Student Scholarship
Interested in applying for a Unitus Scholarship? Applications reopen in Spring 2022. Check our Página de becas to learn more about the Unitus Scholarship program.
Sobre la autora: Laine Carrillo
Laine Carrillo (ella/ellos) se unió a Unitus como estratega de medios sociales en junio de 2021. Se crió en Filipinas antes de trasladarse a Estados Unidos a los trece años, donde obtuvo una licenciatura en alemán y un máster en derechos humanos.
Pertenece a las comunidades asiática e inmigrante. Su experiencia de trabajo en organizaciones sin ánimo de lucro de derechos humanos incluye la creación y gestión de contenidos para redes sociales, así como la redacción de subvenciones.
Cuando no está creando contenidos o navegando por las redes sociales, Laine disfruta leyendo, haciendo voluntariado y explorando el noroeste del Pacífico con su pareja.