​We want to encourage our young members to pursue their dreams through financial support. That’s why Blue Federal Credit Union and the Blue Foundation offers annual scholarships to students each year. We’re able to offer these scholarships with help from Blue employees and members like you.

2020 Blue Foundation Scholarship Recipients

We embrace the empowerment of working hard, having fun, following dreams and passions to be leaders in supporting the communities we live in. The Scholarship Selection Committee is made up of a diverse selection of employees of Blue Federal Credit Union and members at large. We present to you after much deliberation our 2020 Scholarship Recipients:

2020 Myrtle Knight Scholarship winners
  • Aspen Amador

    Attending the University of New Mexico

    Major: Business



  • Braxton Olson

    Braxton Olson


    Attending Southern Utah University

    Major: Aviation Sciences

    This huge generous gift will help fund his education and the flight lessons he will receive.



  • Caleb Jenkins

    Caleb Jenkins


    Attending Aims CC and then University of Northern Colorado

    Major:  Criminal Justice and eventually a Law degree





  • Jamie Luna

    Jamie Luna


    Attending: California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo

    Major: Software Engineering

    Will use this scholarship so she can be the first person in her family to get a college degree.



  • McKenzie Bolz

    McKenzie Bolz

    Fuquay-Varina High School

    Attending University of Wyoming

    Major: Pre-dentistry and eventually Dental School







  • Nolan Gerdes

    Nolan Gerdes


    Attending University of Wyoming

    Major: Mechanical Engineering

    Plans to use his degree in the Aerospace industry



Each year, we'll be awarding the following scholarships:

Myrtle Knight Scholarship

Award: $2,000 each
Number of awards: 6

Blue believes in helping students in our communities reach their educational goals. We'll be awarding six $2,000 scholarships in memory of Myrtle Knight to high school seniors in the communities we serve.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be members of the credit union with a Share Savings account in their own name.
  • Be graduating in the spring of the current school year and planning to attend college full time during the fall term.
  • Use the scholarship at any accredited school of higher learning, including four-year colleges, two year junior or community colleges, and accredited trade schools.
    Download application

Shirley Howard Scholarship

Award: $500
Number of awards: 1

The Shirley Howard Scholarship is awarded to a student who will attend Laramie County Community College (LCCC) in Wyoming each year.
Download application

Winners will be notified by mail. Announcements will be made at the Annual Meeting and in our summer newsletter.