Community Leadership Scholarship Program

One Nevada Credit Union has partnered with The Public Education Foundation to administer our Community Leadership Scholarship Program.

The ONCU Community Leadership Scholarships are awarded annually to four eligible students as a way of recognizing and rewarding those graduating high school seniors that have contributed to the success of their community through their volunteer and leadership efforts.

Students must demonstrate leadership skills. Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded. Verification of enrollment (class schedule) is required. The funds must be applied toward tuition, fees and other appropriate educational expenses. These funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.

Applications are judged on academic achievement, leadership, career goals, quality of answers to the leadership essay questions and the scope of the student’s community activity.

The four scholarships to be awarded are as follows:

  1. One Nevada Credit Union Community Leadership Scholarship – MEMBER
  2. High school seniors who are members of One Nevada Credit Union or are a child of a One Nevada Credit Union member may apply for this scholarship.

  3. One Nevada Credit Union Community Leadership Scholarship – CHILD OF
  4. High school seniors who are dependents of a current One Nevada Credit Union Employee may apply for this scholarship. Employee may be student‘s parent or legal guardian.

  5. One Nevada Credit Union Community Leadership Scholarship – GENERAL
  6. High school seniors who demonstrate leadership skills and have a 3.5 or higher GPA may apply for this scholarship. One scholarship in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded.

  7. One Nevada Credit Union Community Leadership Scholarship – NEED Based
  8. High school seniors who are members of One Nevada Credit Union or are a child of a One Nevada Credit Union member may apply for this scholarship. Student must demonstrate leadership skills and financial need will be considered. One scholarship in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded.