Scholarship Opportunities

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$10,000 to be Awarded!!

Each year Boulder Valley CU awards five (5) scholarships in the amount of $2,000 to high school seniors in their quest for higher education. The scholarship award is based on academics, school and community involvement, and essay content.


Current Year Application Deadline: the deadline for 2015 has passed

2015 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Alise Nilsen (not pictured), Andrew Teta (not pictured), Danielle Wiechman, Mary Sykora, David Bonan, Mira Guha, Natalie Stucka, Morgan Brendefur, and Katherine Johns!

Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be a member of Boulder Valley Credit Union in good standing. If you are not a member, YOU CAN JOIN! Contact the credit union for membership information.
  • Applicant must be a Spring High School Graduate of the current year with a minimum 2.5 cumulative high school grade point average (GPA).
  • Applicant must have already been accepted at a college or technical school within the United States and must begin school as a full-time freshman in the Fall of the graduating year with a minimum of 12 credit hours per quarter. Verification of acceptance must be provided with completed application.

Application Checklist:

Please make sure that you include the following when submitting your completed application.

Applicant must complete the official Application form provided above

  • Applicant must list all extracurricular activities (school, religious, community, and sports). Include honors and awards, organizations and clubs you participated in including dates, offices held, responsibilities, etc.
  • Applicant must submit an official, sealed high school transcript (obtained from your counselor) including SAT or ACT scores.
  • Applicant must have two detailed letters of reference (on letterhead) from non-family members who know you well. These can include teachers, counselors, school administrators, employers, coaches, scout or religious leaders, etc.
  • Applicant must submit a typed, double-spaced essay (250-350 words) describing yourself, why you are uniquely qualified for this scholarship, what going to college means to you, and your goals and interests. Grammar, content, clarity, and overall presentation will be taken into consideration.

Note: Please direct questions to BVCU's Public Relations Department at 303-415-3504 or


Other Scholarship Opportunities:


Another scholarship available to members is the
Brayman-Beach $5,000 College Scholarship
presented by Mountain West Credit Union Foundation.


For more information on this scholarship including qualifications and an application visit:


Application Deadline: March 27, 2015