Maps Community Foundation to award over $40,000 in scholarships to local students
Maps Community Foundation 2023 scholarship applications are available now through March 31. Maps plans to distribute more than $40,000 in scholarships to local students pursuing higher education. Several scholarships are designated for students of color, first-generation college students and Career Technical Education students.
Scholarship opportunities range from $1,000 to $3,500 awards for graduating seniors from Marion or Polk County high schools. Scholarships can be used for accredited trade schools, community colleges or four-year universities.
To apply, go to “Scholarships” on the Community page at www.mapscu.com. Applications will be accepted through March 31. Preference is given to Maps members; however, all are welcome to apply.
About Maps Community Foundation
Maps Community Foundation is the philanthropic branch of Maps Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative with 72,000 members and 10 full-service branches serving the Mid-Willamette Valley region. With a mission of enriching the lives of members and community, the Foundation focuses on improving the quality of life in the communities served by Maps. Community investments are directed in three impact areas: Education, Economic Empowerment, and Vibrant Communities. The Foundation is funded through a penny per swipe program and additional Maps contributions. In 2021, the Foundation distributed more than $300,000 locally. To learn more, visit www.mapscu.com under “Community Foundation.”
Kim Hanson, Executive Director
Office: (971) 382-0177
Mobile: (503) 881-4388