Scholarships for Houston Students

Let’s be honest—college is a significant commitment, both academically and financially. PrimeWay Federal Credit Union understands this, and we want to do our part by offering scholarships to help the brightest and most dedicated students in the Houston area pay for advanced education.

We offer $6,500 in scholarship money to deserving students who have excelled in the classroom, show dedication to furthering their education and demonstrate leadership. PrimeWay awards the following annual scholarships:

  • One $1,500 Student Scholarship to a PrimeWay Student Account member
  • One $2,500 Dale Roberts Scholarship
  • One $2,500 Luker Leadership Scholarship

The application deadline is Friday, April 5, 2019. The application will provide full details and instructions. Applications for these scholarships can be downloaded on this page.

PrimeWay Student and Dale Roberts Scholarship Qualifying Criteria

  • Student Scholarship applicant must be a PrimeWay Student Account member (must have held an active PrimeWay account for 6 months)
  • Dale Roberts Scholarship applicants must be residents of Harris, Fort Bend or Washington County
  • Must be a graduating high school senior or college freshman enrolling full time in a vocational/trade or accredited school or university for the Fall 2019 semester
  • GPA must be 3.0 or higher, based on a 4.0 scale
  • Must submit a Letter of Recommendation/Reference.
  • Must submit a typed 1000 words or less essay on assigned topic.
  • PrimeWay Student Account members can apply for both the Student Scholarship and the Dale Roberts Scholarship.

Download Student/Dale Roberts Scholarship Application


Luker Leadership Scholarship Qualifying Criteria

PrimeWay offers one $2,500 Luker Leadership Scholarship to eligible students in the Harris, Fort Bend and Washington counties.

The Luker Leadership Scholarship was created to honor our former Chairman of the Board, Ernest Luker. Mr. Luker made a positive difference for PrimeWay, our membership, and our team.

We are so excited that Mr. Luker’s legacy will continue through the Luker Leadership Scholarship. This scholarship is focused on finding the future leaders of our community. Special attention is placed on volunteerism, leadership positions, and mentoring. This is not just an academic scholarship.

The qualifications for the Luker Leadership Scholarship are as follows:

  • Must be resident of Harris, Fort Bend or Washington County.
  • Must be a Senior in High School through a Junior in College.
  • Must be enrolled at an accredited college/university or vocational/trade school for the fall 2019 semester
  • Must demonstrate and document ACTIVE participation in school clubs and organizations, community organizations, charity and volunteer positions, entrepreneurship opportunities and employment.
  • GPA must be 2.0 or higher, based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must submit THREE Letters of Recommendation/Reference.
  • Must submit a typed 1000 words or less essay on assigned topic.
  • While both PrimeWay Student Account members and Non-members can apply for the Luker Leadership Scholarship and the Dale Roberts Scholarship in the same year, only PrimeWay Student Account members can apply for the Student Scholarship.

Download Luker Leadership Scholarship Application