UW Credit Union gives $30K to 10 students through annual scholarship program

UW Credit Union distributed a combined $30,000 to 10 students this month on behalf of the credit union’s annual Community Values Scholarship program, according to a recent press release. Since its inception in 2013, the scholarship fund has honored the volunteerism, activism, and mentorship of more than 80 students.

From creating tuition equity and curbing sexual violence to helping international and first-generation college students thrive, the 2023 Community Value Scholarship winners underscore primary issues impacting students and society. The winners include:

  • Najwa Atasi, UW–Milwaukee;
  • Phinneous Markson, Edgewood College;
  • Paul Morris, UW–Stevens Point;
  • Okpara Ikechukwu, Madison College ;
  • Adriana Vazquez Rodriguez, UW–Madison;
  • Trisha Saxena, UW–Madison;
  • Kelsey Shoppach, UW–Whitewater;
  • Lim Spark, UW–La Crosse;
  • Will Stevens, UW–Oshkosh; and
  • Lauryn Wiesman, UW–La Crosse.

Scholarship winners will receive $3,000 each to be directly deposited into their tuition account. Eligibility requirements include that individuals are new or returning full-time undergraduate students attending a UW System school, Madison College, or Edgewood College.

Additional information is available online.