Alpine Bank offers CMU scholarship

Colorado Mesa University



Alpine Bank is pleased to offer the Alpine Bank Scholarship for students attending the Colorado Mesa University, Montrose campus for the sixth year. The scholarship is open to part-time and full-time students with a 2.5 GPA or above.

“We strongly believe in giving back to others to support their opportunities of education,” states Allison Nadel, Alpine Bank Community Relations Director. “Our customers who utilize their Education Loyalty VISA Debit Card do too. Each time an Education Loyalty VISA Debit Card is swiped, we donate 10 cents to education related projects in the Montrose community,”

The scholarship is worth $1,000 and is non-renewable. Alpine Bank plans to continue offering the scholarship yearly. “We sincerely appreciate the continued support of Alpine Bank in advancing higher education in the Montrose community,”  says Gary Ratcliff, CMU Montrose Director. “By providing this scholarship, Alpine Bank enables CMU Montrose students to achieve their career goals.”

Scholarship applications can be picked up at either of the Montrose Alpine Bank locations, the Branscome Center of the CMU Montrose campus. Applications are also available at Application deadline is Thursday, August 31, 2017. All applications must be returned to the reception desk at Branscome Center of the CMU Montrose campus.

Colorado Mesa University  (CMU) is the largest university in western Colorado. CMU enrolls 9,500 students and offers 74 majors and 46 minors. The college serves students at the main campus in Grand Junction, the satellite campus in Montrose, and its community college, Western Colorado Community College. For more information, visit

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