SPIRE Scholarship

2019 SPIRE Scholarships

The SPIRE Scholarship Program recognizes academic achievement and community involvement.

SPIRE will award two (2) $500 scholarships.  Applicants will be asked to complete an online application form and a 500-1,000 word essay.

Scholarships will be paid out directly to the school during the student’s first quarter/semester. 

There will be a one-year expiration date on all scholarships. Any funds not used within one year will be returned to SPIRE. 

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Application Requirements

  • Must be a primary member of SPIRE Credit Union
  • SPIRE account must be in good standing
  • Applicants must submit an online application and write an essay of 500-1,000 words
  • Student must retain a 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Do not include the applicant's name or family members' names in your essay or community involvement responses as this will result in disqualification of the application.
  • Must be a high school senior seeking higher education (traditional) 
  • Scholarships will be awarded to applicants attending any post-secondary, accredited school  (2-year, 4-year, trade school, vocational school, etc.)
  • Applicants will be selected by a committee based on the following:  overall presentation of essay and application (appearance, style, grammar, content); community involvement; school/extracurricular activities

Key Dates

  • Applications will be available starting February 7, 2019
  • Completed applications must be received by April 15, 2019
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