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Patricia R. Dempster Scholarship

Deadline Extended: May 14, 2020

Today’s Students. Tomorrow’s Leaders.

Calling all college-bound high school seniors...UNIFY is looking for standout graduating high school seniors to be considered for the Patricia R. Dempster Scholarship. You could earn up to $5,000 for college.*

The application deadline is extended to Thursday, May 14, 2020.

Eight scholarships will be presented:

  • $5,000 (one awarded)
  • $3,000 (one awarded)
  • $2,000 (six awarded)

To apply for the 2020 Patricia R. Dempster Scholarship an applicant must:

  • Be a current UNIFY member who is listed as the Primary Account holder (not as a joint account holder) in good standing.

- If you are a minor, you must have a UNIFY Minor Primary Savings Account
- If you are not a minor, you must have a UNIFY Primary Savings Account

  • Be a 2020 graduating high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Be planning to attend an accredited 4-year college/university beginning Fall 2020.

Submit the following online:

  • A completed application
  • 500-word essay
  • Two letters of recommendation (from a teacher, spiritual leader, employer, other influential adults AND must reference your full name)
  • High school transcripts

Important dates:

  • Application and all documents must be received by Thursday, May 14, 2020
  • Scholarship results will be announced the last week of July 2020**

Did you know UNIFY also partners with Sallie Mae to provide access to Student Loans?***

Apply Today!


Phone: 877.254.9328, x2177

*UNIFY awards a limited number of scholarships up to $5,000 to graduating high school seniors. Applicant must be a UNIFY Financial Credit Union member in good standing to apply and meet specific qualifying criteria. All applications and supporting documentation will be accepted through May 14, 2020. Awards recipients responsible for all applicable taxes. UNIFY employees, volunteers and family members are not eligible to apply for scholarship.

**Announcement date subject to change based on developing COVID-19 situation.

***UNIFY Financial Credit Union is not the creditor for these loans and is compensated by Sallie Mae for the referral of Smart Option Student Loan customers. Other terms and conditions may apply.

Sallie Mae, Sallie Mae Logo and other Sallie Mae names and logos are service marks of Sallie Mae Bank or its subsidiaries.

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