UPEA seeks applications for

2021 Scholarship opportunities

The 2022 Mountain America Credit Union Scholarships are financial awards based on skill, scholastic ability, community service, and future career plans. Three (3) applicants will be awarded $1,000 scholarships in March and invited to attend a recognition banquet in the fall.

The deadline to apply for these scholarships has been EXTENDED – All applications must be emailed or postmarked by THURSDAY, MARCH 10 at 5:00pm.

Only members of both Mountain America Credit Union and UPEA, their spouses, and/or their dependents are eligible. Individuals that have been awarded this scholarship within the past two years are not eligible. This two-page application must be completed by the student. All applications must be received or postmarked by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 10.


  • Completed application form
  • Scholastic transcripts
  • Essay
  • ACT/SAT scores (if available)

Please mail your completed application packet to:
Attn: Kendle Zdunich
1000 W. Bellwood Lane
Murray, Utah 84123

Or email your completed application and supporting documents
to Kendle Zdunich at kendle@upea.net.

In addition to this form, applicants must attach the following documents:

  1. Scholastic transcripts listing grades for the last three reporting periods at your high school/college. If available, please include your ACT/SAT scores.
  2. A written summary, no more than 300 words, explaining how the student meets the judging criteria (skill, scholastic ability, community service and employment plans) and why he/she wishes to receive the scholarship.

Your application will be scored according to the following rubric:

  • 25%—Scholastic ability
  • 25%—Demonstration of interest and skills in one or more areas outside of school
  • 25%—Demonstration of active participation in community service
  • 25%—Demonstration of defined future career plans

The Utah Public Employees’ Association and Mountain America Credit Union membership requirement is verified before applicants are considered for scholarships. Incomplete applications are not considered. Students enrolled in correspondence courses are not eligible.



1000 W. Bellwood Lane

Murray, UT. 84107

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