2014 Scholarship Opportunities Announced Mountain America Credit Union’s 2014 scholarship program launches February 1, with a total of six scholarships being offered to credit union members and their families. The scholarships are awarded based on a student’s academic performance, community volunteer service, a written essay about their educational and career aspirations, and their family financial situation. Paul R. Ball Memorial Scholarship Mountain America awards $2,000 each to three winners of the Paul R. Ball Memorial Scholarship, which honors a former Mountain America vice president who died in a tragic automobile accident in 1992. The scholarship is available for credit union members or their families. Applications will be available at Mountain America branches beginning February 1, 2014, as well as through the "Download Application" link below. Applications must be completed by the student and mailed to Mountain America postmarked by April 11, 2014. Paul R. Ball Scholarship winners will be notified and their names posted on the Mountain America website by May 23, 2014. Presentation of the awards will be held in June. Download Application Questions may be directed to Louisa Ingalls at 801-325-6507. Utah Public Employees’ Association Scholarship Another option is the Utah Public Employees’ Association (UPEA) Scholarship, which awards $1,000 each to three winners. This scholarship is available for those who are Mountain America and UPEA members or their dependents who live in Utah. UPEA Scholarship applications will be available February 1, 2014, through both the "Download Application" link below, and the UPEA website, www.upea.net. Applications must be completed and submitted to UPEA by 5:00 p.m. on March 3, 2014. Scholarships will be awarded on Friday, March 21, 2014, at the UPEA General Council at the Marriott Hotel in Provo. Download Application Questions may be directed to Louisa Ingalls at 801-325-6507.