Each year, Western Vista Credit Union offers two $1000 scholarships to members in our community who are seeking to further their education.

Applicants to the Western Vista Scholarship Program must be:

  • Current members of Western Vista Credit Union in good standing. Membership must be established at least 30 days before application submission. Applicants must be the primary account holder of their account to be eligible.
  • High school seniors or current undergraduates who plan to enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire academic year.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)


  • Deadline: May 13, 2024. Submit all materials by the deadline. Late entries will not be considered.
  • Complete application in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated.
  • Submit most recent academic transcript, whether it be from a high school, college, university or trade school. Current
    college freshmen should submit college and high school transcripts.
  • Copy of ACT and/or SAT scores if applicable.
  • Essay addressing the 2024 topic:
    Part of Western Vista’s vision statement is “encourage financial success.” What does ‘financial success’ mean to you? What are ways the credit union can help you achieve financial success?
  • A high resolution digital image; file size should be at least 1 MB. Image may be used in publicity materials for selected
    winners. Please email photo with application materials.

All scholarship entries are confidential and will only be viewed by the Western Vista Scholarship Committee. Once you have received a scholarship, you are no longer eligible in future years.

The 2024 scholarship application is now closed.