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The Patricia R. Dempster Scholarship in Partnership with UNIFY

Are you or someone you know a graduating high school senior starting college this fall? UNIFY Financial Credit Union is accepting for the 2019 Patricia R. Dempster Scholarship Fund from students seeking a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.


Prerequisites : 

  1. Be a current UNIFY member who is listed as the Primary Account holder (not as a joint account holder) in good standing.

    • If you are a minor, you must have a UNIFY Minor Primary Savings Account.

    • If you are not a minor, you must have a UNIFY Primary Savings Account.

  2. Be a 2019 graduating high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).

  3. Be planning to attend an accredited 4-year college/university beginning Fall 2019.


Writing Segment:

  1. ESSAY

    • Please submit a typed essay (500 words or less) on the following topic:

      Describe your most significant challenge or accomplishment, and its value to your life.

    • Delivery Options:

      • Upload (pdf, doc or docx format)

      • Mail



  1. UNIFY Membership Number

    • Applicant must be the primary account holder on a UNIFY account. Please see above prerequisites section for membership requirements.

    • To apply for membership, visit

  2. Letters of Recommendation

    • Obtain two letters of recommendation from teachers, spiritual leaders, employers and/or other influential adults in your life. Letters must reference your full name.

      Delivery options:

      • Upload (pdf, doc or docx format)

      • Mail

  3. Unofficial Transcripts

    • You will need your unofficial transcripts of grades 9-11 to use as a reference during the online application process

  4. Official Transcripts

    • Official school transcripts

      Delivery options:

      • Upload (pdf, doc or docx format)

      • Mail



  1. You can submit your files
    by mail to:

    Patricia R. Dempster Scholarship Fund
    UNIFY Financial Credit Union
    PO Box 10018
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90267

  2. Or you can submit through the
    “Apply Here” button below



February 28, 2019