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Mountain America Credit Union Announces 2018 Scholarship Opportunities

/EIN News/ -- WEST JORDAN, Utah, Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mountain America Credit Union’s 2018 scholarship program is now underway, with a total of six scholarships being offered to credit union members and their families. The scholarships are awarded based on a student’s academic performance, community volunteer service and a written essay about his or her educational and career aspirations.

“Mountain America is proud to invest in future generations by providing several scholarship opportunities to our members. Through these programs, we are able to promote economic growth and strong communities,” notes Sharon Cook, chief marketing officer at Mountain America.

Mountain America Scholarship
Mountain America awards $2,000 each to three winners of the Mountain America Scholarship, which is available for Mountain American Credit Union members or their families. One scholarship is awarded in each of the following categories: Community Service and Social Service, General and Other Academic Majors, and Business and Communications Majors.

Applications are now available on Applications must be completed by the student and mailed to Mountain America postmarked by April 27, 2018.

Mountain America Scholarship winners will be notified and their names announced on the company website by June 8, 2018. Presentation of the scholarship awards will be held in June.

Utah Public Employees’ Association Scholarship
Another option is the Utah Public Employees’ Association (UPEA) Scholarship, which awards $1,000 each to three winners. This scholarship is available for those who are Mountain America and UPEA members or their dependents who live in Utah.

UPEA Scholarship applications are now available on and  Applications must be completed and submitted to UPEA by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2018.  Scholarships will be awarded on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at the UPEA General Council recognition dinner at the Downtown Salt Lake City Sheraton Hotel.

About Mountain America Credit Union
With more than 730,000 members and $7 billion in assets, Mountain America Credit Union assists members on the right path to help them identify and achieve their financial dreams. Mountain America provides consumers and businesses with a variety of convenient, flexible products and services, as well as sound, timely advice. Members enjoy access to secure, cutting-edge mobile banking technology, 89 branches across five states, thousands of shared-branching locations nationwide and more than 50,000 surcharge-free ATMs. Mountain America—safely guiding you forward along your financial journey. Learn more at

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