Scholarship Program

Scholarships

Since we began as a teacher’s credit union in 1957 we have been committed to education. The available scholarships are a one-time gift of $1,500 and are awarded based on academics, school involvement, community involvement and financial need. As a part of our merger with Rogue Credit Union, all scholarship applications are accepted through Rogue’s website.

Scholarship applications are accepted online January 1st – March 31st each year. Scholarship recipients are announced by June 15th, and only those receiving scholarships will be notified. Funds will be paid directly to the college/university of choice and credited in the recipient’s name. Proof of admission is required for funds to be disperse to the recipient’s school. Below is the list of available scholarships and requirements for each.

Please note:

  • Scholarships will be forfeited if recipient fails to enroll in school within 6 months of receipt
  • Please email or call with any questions.

Before you apply, we advise gathering the following information:

  • Contact information, including: name, phone number, address (physical and email), and your intended major
  • A list of any other scholarships you have been awarded
  • Your most recent transcript
  • At least two letters of recommendation – three is preferable
  • A list of school and non-school related activities, including volunteer activities
  • A list of honors and awards

Available Scholarships

Treasure Valley Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Must be a graduating senior from Payette or Malheur County wit ha 3.0 or better GPA, planning to attend a state or private accredited institution of higher education in the United States.

Vern Voss Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Must be a graduating senior residing in Jackson, Josephine, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Klamath, Malheur or Payette County with a 2.5 or better GPA, planning to pursue a vocational degree in Oregon or Idaho. Established to recognize past volunteer, Vern Voss for his many years dedicated to Rogue Credit Union.

Tim and Carol Alford Scholarship (Members Over 25)

Eligibility requirements: Applicants must hold a High School Diploma or GED be 25 years of age or older, and be a member of Rogue Credit Union or Malheur Federal Credit Union. Applicants must be planning to attend a state or private accredited institution of higher education and enroll in a minimum of 6 credits per term. This scholarship was established to assist members who are pursuing a degree to advance their career or as a requirement for present employment. Established to recognize past President/CEO, Tim Alford and his wife Carol, for their many years of dedicated service.

Waldene Terry Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Must be a graduating senior who is either a member themselves or whose parent/guardian is a member of Rogue Credit Union or Malheur Federal Credit Union. Applicants must have a 3.0 or better GPA and must plan on attending a state or private accredited institute of higher education in the United States. Established to recognize long time member and Supervisory Committee Member of over 25 years, Waldene Terry.