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Scholarship Application

1st MidAmerica Credit Union has established a scholarship program to help provide educational funding for our young members.


Applicant Must Submit:

  1. An official high school transcript for the most current semester available, with the total cumulative grade point average (GPA) on the transcript. Transcript must be received by 1st MidAmerica in a sealed envelope or through the online submission below by the deadline of Friday, March 31, 2023.
  2. A completed 1st MidAmerica Scholarship Application, along with a typed, double-spaced, 300-500 word original written essay; or a 2-3 minute video uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo; on the following topic: 1st MidAmerica Credit Union is a community supporting organization. We host fundraisers, make donations to area organizations, and participate in local programs such as food drives and charity walks. If you were given $10,000 and 30 days to make an impact on your community, what would you do?
  3. One letter of recommendation from a teacher.

* Indicates Required

Do not include extra materials regarding these categories. Only this application, along with your essay, transcript and recommendations, will be evaluated.

List school activities, including athletics, club memberships, or any groups outside of school such as social or church activities. Please use the full name of the organizations.

List volunteer experience. List any volunteer experience throughout your high school years.

Upload essays, transcript, and recommendations.

Be sure to submit a typed, double-spaced, 300-500 word original written essay; or a 2-3 minute video uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo; on the following topic: 1st MidAmerica Credit Union is a community supporting organization. We host fundraisers, make donations to area organizations, and participate in local programs such as food drives and charity walks. If you were given $10,000 and 30 days to make an impact on your community, what would you do?


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I certify that the information in this application and all accompanying documents are true and correct. I also certify that I personally answered all questions and wrote the essay relating to this scholarship application. I agree that the Credit Union may use my name and possibly photograph (furnished by recipient) for publicity purposes.

About 1st MidAmerica

As a 1st MidAmerica member, you are a shareholder and owner of a cooperative financial institution, a credit union. This primary advantage to credit union membership is just the beginning. In addition, 1st MidAmerica offers a host of services to help you simplify the management of your finances.

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