Scholarships

Maps Credit Union and its charitable giving arm, the Maps Community Foundation, awards scholarships each year to local students based on academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, demonstrated leadership and accomplishments, career objectives, financial need, and responses to application questions.

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PHIL FREY SCHOLARSHIP ALL OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS

2023 Scholarships

For 2023, Maps plans to distribute over $50,000 in scholarships. Preference is given to Maps members, however all are welcome to apply. Several scholarships are designated for students of color, first-generation college students, and Career Technical Education (CTE) students. The majority of scholarships can be used for accredited trade schools, community colleges, or four-year universities. Applications will be available January 15, with a deadline of March 31.  
 

Phil Frey Memorial Scholarship: 

$3,500 will be reserved for any high school graduate from the Willamette Valley that will attend Oregon State University.
 

Gordon Sawser Memorial Scholarship: 

$3,500 will be reserved for any senior graduating from a Marion or Polk County high school who intends to pursue a degree in business or accounting.
 

Dan Penn Scholarship: 

Two $1,000 scholarships will be reserved for any senior graduating from a Marion or Polk County high school who intends to pursue a degree in business, finance, or related studies.
 

Earl Littrell Memorial Scholarship: 

$3,500 will be reserved for any student(s) who intends to pursue a course of study in accounting, economics, business or related studies at an accredited college or university in Oregon.
 

Maps Credit Union Scholarship: 

Twelve $2,000 scholarships will be reserved for seniors graduating from a Marion or Polk County high school. Two will be designated for students of color; two for first generation students; two for Career Technical Education students; plus, six general scholarships.
 

Maps Business Partner Scholarship: 

$5,000 will be reserved for senior(s) from West or McKay High School who has been an active member in the Business and Management classes, working with the Maps high school branches.
 

Chemeketa Community College: 

Three $1,000 Maps scholarships in honor of Dan Penn are available for Chemeketa students; Click here for information about scholarship options at Chemeketa Community College.
 

Western Oregon University: 

Two Maps scholarships in honor of Cori Frauendiener and Gary Sandifer are available for WOU students; Click here for information about scholarship options at Western Oregon University.


See the 2022 scholarship winners here.