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Applications Due: April 26, 2024 by 5:00 PM

As a community credit union, we believe strongly in the power of education and in furthering the goals of our youth. Our Scholarship Program is designed to help high school seniors who demonstrate a desire and commitment to continuing their education.

Michigan United Credit Union is awarding four (4) $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors. Student must meet the following eligibility requirements:

-Applicant must be a member of Michigan United Credit Union. (Can’t be parent/guardian account.)

-Applicant must be a high school senior graduating in 2024.

-Applicant must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. (Must have a transcript for proof.)

-Letter of acceptance into a community college, university, vocational school, an accredited institution, or trade school.

Please include the following items with your completed application online:


A 400 to 600 word essay indicating why you should be the recipient of this scholarship.

When completing the essay, applicants should follow these guidelines:

-The essay must be typed.
-The essay must be grammatically correct and free of errors.
-The essay should demonstrate an enthusiasm for higher learning, with commitment to furthering your education.

Scholarship Terms & Conditions

Selection will be made without regard to applicant’s race, color, ethnic origin, religious beliefs, sex, marital status, or physical ability. The applicant must be a high school senior graduating in 2024 and a member of Michigan United Credit Union. Applications must be submitted through the form on the Michigan United Credit Union website no later than April 26, 2024, at 5:00 P.M. Late applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The applicant agrees to accept the decisions of Michigan United Credit Union as final. Michigan United Credit Union employees, board members and their immediate family members are not eligible. Michigan United Credit Union reserves the right to disqualify applicants who make any misrepresentations on their application or supporting documents. All applications and supporting documents will be kept confidential, become the property of the credit union, and will not be returned.

By signing this application, I hereby authorize Michigan United Credit Union to photograph me and consent to the use of my likeness in any and all publications, educational materials, research, advertising, new media, video and Web materials. I understand and agree that such materials shall become and remain the sole property of Michigan United Credit Union. If the applicant is a minor, consent must be agreed to in writing by a parent or legal guardian.

Michigan United Credit Union membership is open to anyone who resides in Michigan. If you have any questions about membership, please contact us at 248-647-5958.

The scholarship recipient will be notified no later than May 17, 2024. This scholarship is available for tuition, books, and fees. At Michigan United Credit Union’s discretion, the scholarship will be paid directly to the educational institution the student is attending. The awards will be paid upon receiving a bill or invoice. Checks are made payable to the school the recipient is attending and will be mailed directly to the school to be applied for the recipient’s account. If the recipient does not attend as expected, funds should be promptly returned.