United Heritage annually awards two $5,000 college scholarships to high school seniors who exemplify the credit union philosophy of "People Helping People." The Credit Union believes strongly in the importance of community service and responsibility, and is committed to helping the citizens of Central Texas. The United Heritage Community Scholarship honors two high school seniors with a $5,000 scholarship towards their collegiate education. The high school seniors selected to receive the United Heritage Community Scholarship will be students who have made a difference in their community.
- Applications must be postmarked on or before March 15.
- Applications must be complete to be considered.
- Applicants must either be a member of United Heritage or be related to a United Heritage member.
- Applicants must follow all directions so that no unnecessary points are deducted from the overall score. See the Sample Application.
- Applications must be signed by applicant and a parent or legal guardian.
- The scholarship recipient must be attending an institution of higher learning the following fall.
- Interviews may be held with the top five scholarship finalists.
- The scholarship winner will be requested to submit a photograph.
- Community service
- Character and leadership qualities
- Extracurricular activities
- Scholastic achievement
- Essay response
- Letters of recommendation
Preference will be given to students with extraordinary community and civic service.
2012 - Christina Moten-Johnson, Eastside Memorial High School
2011 - Katie Love, Cedar Park High School
2010 - Easton Trejo, James Bowie High School
2009 - Jonathan Hillis, Liberal Arts and Science Academy
2008 - Kristina Brawner, Vista Ridge High School
2007 - Matthew Jones, Anderson High School
2006 - Halei Young, Georgetown High School
2005 - Ashley Austin, Stephen F. Austin High School
2004 - Rea Ferandez, Homer Hanna High School
2004 - Jordan Flournoy, Victory Christian Academy
2003 - Diane Mashburn, Van High School
2002 - Ileana Zea, David Crockett High School
2001 - Gina Rutherford, John H. Reagan High School
2000 - Heather Arnold, Round Rock High School
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