Credit Union West now accepting applications for annual scholarship program

$10,000 in scholarships to be awarded!

GLENDALE, AZ (January 12, 2024) — Credit Union West is now accepting applications for their 2024 Scholarship Program. Applications are open to Arizona high school seniors in Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, Yuma, Mohave, Coconino, Cochise, Navajo, Apache, and Gila counties. Five scholarships in total will be awarded. As part of Credit Union West’s legacy of serving military personnel, two of the scholarships will be awarded to students who participate in their high school’s Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Program.

“Each year I am inspired by the bright and talented students who apply for our scholarship program,” said Karen Roch, President and CEO of Credit Union West. “They are passionate individuals who give back to their communities and it is our honor to support them in their educational journey.”

The scholarships will be awarded to five Arizona high school seniors who plan to attend a trade school, two-year, or four-year college in the fall of 2024. These scholarship funds will help students manage the costs associated with furthering their education.

Students must meet specific requirements and submit a short essay to qualify. To learn how to apply, visit Applications are accepted now through March 31, 2024. Scholarship winners will be announced in May.

Students interested in learning about financial wellness and starting their savings journey can find out more about Credit Union West’s services at

About Credit Union West

The Credit Union West tradition had the honor of beginning in 1951 as Luke Federal Credit Union. Originally located on Luke Air Force Base, the organization’s mission was to enhance the lives of military members and their families through being a trusted provider of financial services. Today, Credit Union West embraces the same commitment to the military and now has expanded to include all who live, work or worship in Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, Yuma, Mohave, Coconino, Cochise, Navajo, Apache, and Gila counties. Credit Union West serves over 90,000 members with more than $1.1 billion in assets. The credit union’s core principles have guided its decisions, which in turn has ensured integrity and trusted member service. Federally insured by the NCUA. Learn more at

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Ryan O’Connor
Credit Union West

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