Bob Bennett once said, “I am completely dedicated to the credit union movement.” He joined the credit union in 1954 and served on the Board of Directors until 2002. In all, he volunteered over 30 years of his time and service to Unity One Credit Union.

Scholarship Awards:
• 1st Place: One thousand dollars ($1,000)
• 1st Runner-up: Five hundred dollars ($500)
• 2nd Runner-up: Two hundred and fifty dollars ($250)


Applicants must submit an essay and a copy of their most recent transcript with the completed application to be eligible.

Essay Prompt:
Credit Unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives that exist to serve its members and communities, not to generate profits. “People helping people” is the philosophical foundation of credit unions. Part of this is done by creating business partnerships within the community. (1) How would you partner with your local credit union to serve the community in your dream profession? (2) How would spread awareness of your efforts to non-credit union members?

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Unity One Credit Union

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