Vantage West Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Vantage West Credit Union

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 10 awards offered annually. One of the scholarships will be awarded to a qualified applicant graduating from Mammoth-San Manuel Unified School District (provided at least one such qualified applicant applies).
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must plan to attend or be attending a postsecondary educational institution in Arizona. A "postsecondary educational institution" includes public or private universities, colleges, junior colleges, community colleges, vocational/trade/technical schools, and post-graduate studies.
  4. Must be entering, continuing, or returning to postsecondary education. This includes all of the following applicants: graduating high school in spring; a high school graduate prior to spring; a current postsecondary educational institution student; or a postsecondary educational institution graduate.
  5. Must be a member of Vantage West Credit Union in good standing, or have a parent/legal guardian who is a member in good standing.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who are attending or plan to attend a postsecondary institution in Arizona. The student or his/her parent/legal guardian must be a member of Vantage West Credit Union.

Application requirements for the Vantage West Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (2 - opt.)
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: All eligible students are encouraged to apply. Though academic merit is a key consideration, the selection process also weighs factors such as (but not limited to): quality and content of the main/required essay; overall character (as demonstrated by accomplishments, activities, volunteerism, etc.); and the additional information the applicant will have an opportunity to provide. Recipients will be selected by a panel of volunteer judges. Scholarship recipients will be notified by telephone and/or mail in May. Vantage West employees, volunteers, and previous Vantage West Scholarship recipients are not eligible.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. The scholarship is to be used toward tuition costs for the upcoming fall semester. The award will be distributed in the form of a check payable directly to the institution of higher education which the student will be attending.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 8

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 8

Applications are available on the Vantage West Credit Union website. Please note: The applicant will be required to provide his/her or his/her parent's or legal guardian's Vantage West Credit Union account number prior to submission of the application. Information on joining is available online at The applicant is encouraged to open an account if he/she (or his/her parent) does not already have one a few business days prior to the application deadline. As part of the online application, the applicant must submit the following materials: an essay of 500 to 1,000 words discussing financial success (specific topics to be addressed listed on the application); up to two reference letters from mentors, teachers, co-workers, coaches, school administrators, etc. (optional); a high school academic transcript (must be dated within 30 days of application submission date); and a college academic transcript if he/she has attended college (must be dated within 30 days of application submission date). Applications must be submitted by midnight (Arizona local time) on the deadline date.
About Vantage West Credit Union:
Contact Information: Bria Obara or Cassie Garber, -
Address: P.O. Box 15115 Tucson, Arizona 85708

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