Local Scholarships for Local Students

Northwest Community Credit Union is proud to assist new and continuing students in achieving their higher education goals in the communities we serve.

2021-2022 Scholarship applications have closed.

Recipients will be announced on May 7, 2021.

Scholarships awarded may be used for tuition, books, and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

Eligibility:

  • Be a Northwest Community Credit Union member in good standing by April 1, 2021
  • Be a high school graduate or have a GED
  • Attend an accredited college in Fall 2021
  • Attend 9 or more credit hours, beginning the Fall 2021 semester or quarter
  • Demonstrate service to the community
  • Recipients may be awarded no more than twice

Be prepared to provide your most recent transcript and to write an essay based on prompts in the application. 

Please note: These scholarships are not available to Northwest Community Credit Union employees or immediate family members of NWCU's senior management team, Board of Directors or Supervisory Committee.


The Northwest Community Larry Levine Annual Scholarship is a memorial scholarship in the name of writer and educator Assistant Professor Larry Levine, who was killed along with eight Umpqua Community College students in 2015.

One scholarship up to $3,500 will be awarded each year to cover tuition, books, and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Eligibility:

  • Be a Douglas County resident
  • Attend Umpqua Community College in Fall 2021
  • Be a Northwest Community Credit Union member in good standing by April 1, 2021
  • Be a high school graduate or have a GED
  • Attend school 9 or more credit hours for 2021 Fall semester
  • Demonstrate service to the community
  • Previous recipients may not apply 

Be prepared to provide your most recent transcript and to write essay questions based on prompts in the application.

Please note: These scholarships are not available to Northwest Community Credit Union employees or immediate family members of NWCU's senior management team, Board of Directors, or Supervisory Committee.