BlueOx Community Scholarship

At BlueOx Credit Union, we celebrate and promote education that engages, enriches and inspires our young people to develop knowledge and skills for life-long financial competence. Investing in our future leaders through our BlueOx Community Scholarship Program is one small way we give back to our communities. Scholarships are awarded to students that exhibit academic achievement, leadership skills and commitment to their communities. The BlueOx Credit Union Community Scholarship is open to all graduating high school senior members pursuing any form of postsecondary education. Six scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded each year.

In honor of their dedication and volunteerism, we are proud to name two of our six scholarships after retired Board Members, Robert Harvey and Jeffrey Stanton: the Robert Harvey BlueOx Credit Union Community Scholarship and the Jeffrey Stanton BlueOx Credit Union Community Scholarship.

Robert D. Harvey, BlueOx Credit Union Board Member Jeffrey Stanton, BlueOx Credit Union Board Member
BlueOx Credit Union Board Members, Robert Harvey (left) and Jeffrey Stanton (right).

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Applications for the 2021 school year are due on March 1, 2021.

Questions? Call the Battle Creek Community Foundation Scholarship Department at (269) 962-2181 or email

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2020 Scholarship Recipients

BlueOx Credit Union Community Scholarship Announcement Video

BlueOx Credit Union has awarded $1,000 Community Scholarships to six outstanding students demonstrating leadership, community involvement and academic achievement. Due to COVID-19, we couldn't see the students in person, so we decided to set up a virtual meeting and surprise them with the news! We are proud to help these students on their road to success. Congratulations, graduates!

Jeffrey Stanton BlueOx Credit Union Community Scholarship

Hope Fuller, 2020 Graduate of Homer High School

Hope Fuller, Homer

Hope is a 2020 graduate of Homer High School and maintained a 4.0 GPA over her high school career. For two years she was the only female on the varsity golf team. Hope also served on the Yearbook Committee for six years and served as the Yearbook President during her senior year. She participated in the Teacher Cadet Program, which enables students to make informed decisions regarding careers in education. She is pursuing her education in the health sciences field at the University of Michigan, with a career goal of becoming a dermatologist.

Robert Harvey BlueOx Credit Union Community Scholarship

Teaira Gray, 2020 Graduate of Lakeview High School

Teaira Gray, Battle Creek

A 2020 graduate of Lakeview High School, Teaira maintained a cumulative 3.9 GPA. Teaira served as her high school’s color guard captain for three years. She was also a Broadcast Staff Member for two years. Teaira will be continuing her education at Kellogg Community College to study arts and communication, with a career in photography and multimedia.

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Megan Moore, 2020 Graduate of St. Philip Catholic Central High School

Megan Moore, Battle Creek

Megan is a 2020 graduate of St. Philip Catholic Central High School, maintaining a 4.2 GPA. Megan participated in student council for two years and served as vice president. Additionally, she was active in marching and concert band throughout all four years of high school. Megan is planning to continue her education at the University of Michigan to study chemistry in hopes of becoming a dentist.

Jontae Shanton, 2020 Graduate of Marshall High School

Jontae Shanton, Albion

A 2020 graduate of Marshall High School, Jontae maintained a 3.7 GPA. She was active throughout high school in human service-related activities, including acting as a Love Your Community volunteer and serving as a Children’s Water Festival volunteer. She also served as a Spanish Club member in both her freshmen and sophomore years. Jontae will be attending Hope College to pursue a career in nursing.

Noah Waterbury, 2020 Graduate of Coldwater High School

Noah Waterbury, Coldwater

Graduating from Coldwater High School in 2020, Noah maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.6. Additionally, Noah served as the tennis team captain for two years and as the golf team captain for one year. He also participated as a member on the Interact Club. Noah will be continuing his education at Michigan State University to study business and major in finance.

Maya Wilson, 2020 Graduate of Calhoun Cristian High School

Maya Wilson, Bellevue

A 2020 graduate of Calhoun Cristian High School, Maya maintained a 3.5 GPA. Maya was on the volleyball and basketball teams all four years of her high school career and served as captain for both teams. She was also the student council treasurer during her junior year. She will be attending Michigan State University in the fall, studying natural resources and agriculture, pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.

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