Scholarships

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Education is in our roots here at Rogue Credit Union, and we’re dedicated to paying it forward.

Rogue Credit Union Scholarships

2024 Applications Are Now Closed!

Thank you to everyone who applied this year. Submissions are being reviewed by our committee and winners will be notified by May 31, 2024.


Available Scholarships

Vern and Marti Arnold Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Must be a graduating senior from Jackson County with a 3.0 or better GPA, planning to attend a state or private accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Established to recognize past President/CEO, Vern Arnold and his wife Marti, for their many years of dedicated service.


Gene and Tina Pelham Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Must be a graduating senior whose parent or grandparent currently works at Rogue Credit Union, with a 2.5 or better GPA, and plan on attending a state or private accredited institute of higher education in the United States. This scholarship will be renewable for up to 3 additional years if ongoing requirements are met: Full time enrollment (12 credits or more per term), 3.0 GPA, and parent/grandparent continues employment at Rogue Credit Union. Established to recognize past President/CEO Gene Pelham and his wife Tina for their many years of dedicated service to Rogue Credit Union.


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. Established to recognize past volunteer, Vern Voss for his many years of dedicated service to Rogue Credit Union.


Harry Wright Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Must be a graduating senior from Jackson County with a 2.75 or better GPA, planning to attend a state or private accredited institution of higher education in Oregon and pursuing a degree in education, mathematics or science. Established to recognize Harry Wright for 31 years of dedicated service to the Rogue Credit Union Board of Directors.


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. Applicant 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. 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.


Rogue Credit Union Family Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Must be a graduating senior whose parent currently works at Rogue Credit Union, with a 3.0 or better GPA, and plan on attending a state or private accredited institute of higher education in the United States.


Rogue Credit Union Josephine County Scholarship

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


Rogue Credit Union Klamath County Scholarship

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


Rogue Credit Union South Coast Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Must be a graduating senior from Coos or Curry County with a 3.0 or better GPA, planning to attend a state or private accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Two scholarships available. 


Rogue Credit Union Douglas County Scholarship

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


Rogue Credit Union Treasure Valley Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Must be a graduating high school senior residing in Malheur county or Payette county, with a 3.0 or better GPA, and plan on attending a state or private accredited institute of higher education in the United States.


2024 Scholarship Recipients

  • Douglas County: Benjamin Cowie
  • Josephine County: Lainie Wheeler
  • Klamath County: MaKay Clark
  • South Coast: Andrew Keeler
  • South Coast: Kyler Christensen
  • Treasure Valley: Itzel Hernandez
  • Harry Wright: McKinley Coontz
  • Vern Voss Memorial: Lily McClure
  • Tim and Carol Alford: Brennan Ullom
  • Vern and Marti Arnold: Sophie Grow
  • Waldene Terry: Taylor Gorden
  • RCU Family: Nathan Faulkner
  • Gene and Tina Pelham: Janelle Lukaszewicz