University Credit Union announces eight $1,000 scholarships in 2017

ORONO, ME (January 17, 2017) — University Credit Union, a full-service financial institution with branches across the state, announced the second year of its scholarship program. The program awards eight $1,000 scholarships to students beginning their studies in the fall 2017 semester at one of the seven University of Maine System campuses or Maine Maritime Academy.

The eight $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to a student at each of the following schools: University of Maine, University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maine at Farmington, University of Maine at Fort Kent, University of Maine at Machias, University of Maine at Presque Isle, University of Southern Maine, and Maine Maritime Academy.

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 1, 2017. Additional details including eligibility information for the scholarship can be found at No essay is required for the UCU scholarship program. Scholarship winners will be notified by May 19, 2017.

About University Credit Union (ME)

Established on the University of Maine campus in 1967, University Credit Union 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 and soon, Machias. 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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