Premier Members Credit Union Scholarship now open

Premier Members Credit Union to reward $35,000 in youth scholarships

BOULDER, CO (March 3, 2020) — Premier Members Credit Union intends to make paying for college easier for high school seniors seeking higher education. This year, the Premier Members Scholarship has reached $35,000.

Now thru May 1, Colorado students can apply online at to receive one of two $5,000 scholarships that can be applied towards a traditional four-year university, two-year college or trade school. Students may also apply for the Premier Members Scholarship from one of Premier Members Credit Union’s partner agencies. These agencies include: I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County, Hide in Plain Sight, Hope House Colorado, Realities for Children of Boulder County and Westminster Public Schools Foundation.

“We are proud to offer our annual Premier Members Scholarship to students seeking higher education,” said Andrea McDermott, Corporate Social Responsibility for Premier Members Credit Union. “We are excited to reward both traditional and non-traditional students the opportunity to pursue higher education.”

Since 2012, Premier Members Credit Union has rewarded more than $175,000 in scholarships, and provided four four-year scholarships to serve underprivileged youth. The scholarship has grown from $4,000 in 2012 to $35,000 in 2020.

About Premier Members Credit Union

Premier Members Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution dedicated to providing financial solutions to individuals and businesses in Colorado’s Front Range. With more than 77,000 members, $1.7 billion in assets, and 19 retail branches, Premier Members is a leader in the credit union industry. In addition to being at the forefront of the industry in sustainable business practices, Premier Members takes pride in giving back to the communities it serves, supporting a wide variety of partnerships with charitable and sustainable organizations like Community Foundation Boulder County, Eco Cycle, Impact on Education, Jack’s Solar Garden, United Way, Westminster Public Schools Foundation, and others. In 2021, Premier Members Credit Union was awarded first place in the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award and has also been recognized as a Civic 50 Honoree each year since 2020, where the credit union was recognized as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in Colorado. To learn more, visit


Karen Bigelow
Corporate Social Responsibility & Public Relations
Premier Members Credit Union

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