UCU awards scholarships to seven University of Maine system and Maine Maritime Academy students

ORONO, ME (September 25, 2019) — University Credit Union announced the recipients of its annual scholarship program for 2019.

The following students received a $1,000 scholarship from UCU:

  • Austin Cashman, of Windsor, CT is attending the University of Maine to study Economics.
  • Riley Grady, of Gardiner, ME is attending the University of Maine at Augusta to study Mental Health and Human Services.
  • Kiera Jasper, of Farmington, ME is attending the University of Maine at Farmington to study Secondary Education with a concentration in Mathematics.
  • Naf Richie, of Bangor, ME is attending the University of Maine at Fort Kent to study Nursing.
  • Savannah Borland, of Brownsville, TX is attending the University of Maine at Presque Isle to study Psychology.
  • Ange Kamanyana, of Scarborough, ME is attending the University of Southern Maine to study Occupational Therapy.
  • Dawson Byers, of Kenduskeag, ME is attending Maine Maritime Academy to study International Business Logistics.

UCU has awarded over 25 scholarships since beginning its annual scholarship program in 2016. For more information, visit

About University Credit Union (ME)

Established in 1967, UCU is an innovative, full-service financial institution dedicated to promoting financial well-being for the individuals and communities it serves. UCU is one of the largest credit unions in Maine, serving members across the state of Maine with locations in Orono, Bangor, Farmington, Gorham, Portland, Presque Isle, Machias and soon, Augusta. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, UCU returns its profits back to members in the form of lower loan rates, higher deposit yields, lower fees, and more solutions and services. For more information visit


Josiah Petrin
Broadreach Public Relations

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