Scholarships

Getting a college education can be expensive. Fortunately, we may be able to help you foot the bill. Each spring, we award a number of scholarships to deserving students.

Scholarships

Getting a college education can be expensive. Fortunately, we may be able to help you foot the bill. Each spring, we award a number of scholarships to deserving students.

2016 Scholarship Opportunities Announced

Mountain America Credit Union’s 2016 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 academic performance, community volunteer service and a written essay about educational and career aspirations.

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 through the button below. Applications must be completed by the student and mailed to Mountain America postmarked by April 22, 2016.

Paul R. Ball Scholarship winners will be notified and their names posted on the Mountain America website by June 10, 2016. Presentation of the awards will be held in June.

Questions may be directed to Louisa Ingalls at 801-325-6507.

Get your Paul R. Ball Scholarship Application
 

Utah Public Employees’ Association Scholarship

Another scholarship option is the Utah Public Employees’ Association (UPEA) Mountain America 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, 2016, on both the Mountain America website, www.macu.com and on the UPEA website, www.upea.net. Or you can click on the button below. Applications must be completed and submitted to UPEA by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Scholarships will be awarded on Friday, March 21, 2014, at the UPEA General Council at the Salt Lake City Marriott University Park Hotel.

Get the UPEA Scholarship Application
 

Larry H. Miller Megaplex Scholarship

Mountain America will a $500 scholarship to nine winners of the Larry H. Miller Megaplex Scholarship. Students must be employees of Megaplex Theatres and members of Mountain America to apply. Applications must be completed by the student. The application, scholastic transcripts, and a written summary must be received by Kathy Farrow Megaplex Theatres by April 15, 2016.

A committee has sole responsibility to select the scholarship recipients and their decision will be final. Finalists will be notified by June 1, 2016.

Get the Larry H. Miller Megaplex Scholarship Application
 

Nevada PTA Grant for Teachers

The 2016 Mountain America Credit Union Grants for Teachers are financial awards based on an essay about the teacher’s plans to use the grant money for programs in their K-12 classrooms. Ten grants of $300 each will be awarded at the Nevada PTA’s Silver Star Banquet on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Only teachers who are members of both Mountain America, and either their local PTA or the Nevada Battle Born PTA are eligible.

Applications are available through the button below. The application must be completed by the teacher and emailed to dflatt@nevadapta.org by March 31, 2016.

Get the Grant Application
 

Idaho PTA Grant for Teachers

The 2016 Mountain America Credit Union Grants are financial awards based on an essay about the teacher’s plans to use the grant money for programs in their K-12 classrooms. Four grants of $500 each will be awarded. Only teachers who are members of both Mountain America, and either their local PTA or the Idaho PTA are eligible.

The application is available through the button below. It must be postmarked, or emailed to, the Idaho PTA by June 17, 2016.

Get the Grant Application

 

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