Orange & Blue Scholarship

Orange & Blue Scholarship (2023-2024)

U of I Community Credit Union is devoted to supporting higher education and encouraging the academic excellence of today’s youth. With this commitment in mind, U of I Community Credit Union has developed a higher education scholarship program called the Orange & Blue Scholarship Program.

Available to members who are college-bound high school seniors, the scholarships are designed to benefit students attending the University of Illinois, Parkland College, and other Illinois colleges and universities.

Through seven one-time scholarships annually, the Orange & Blue Scholarship Program will award selected high school seniors up to $1,000 based on the Illinois college of their choice for the 2023-2024 academic year.


Applications for 2023 have been closed

Your application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by May 31st, 2023.

2022 Orange & Blue Scholarship Winners

Sylvie Leyerle

Centennial High School
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Grace Coffey

Blue Ridge High School
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Liam Potenberg

Central High School
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Grace Larson

Mahomet-Seymour High School
Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville

Ian Evenson

University Laboratory High School
Northwestern University

Morgan Smith

Villa Grove High School
Eastern Illinois University

Not pictured: Jonathan Gibson – Central High School – Parkland Community College

2021 Orange & Blue Scholarship Winners

  • Atleigh Hamilton – St. Joseph Ogden High School
  • Kathryn Currey – Central High School
  • Leonila Liong – Centennial High School
  • Gail Talavera – Centennial High School
  • Brighid Zelko – Minooka Community High School
  • Matthew Currey – Central High School
  • Sarah Scott – Marist High School

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