2022 Mainliner Scholarship - application deadline has passed. Please check back next year.

  • Ten scholarships of $500 each will be awarded
  • Must be an employee, retiree or immediate family member of United or Alliant (self, spouse, child or grandchild)
  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Student applying to or enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program at a college, university, or vocational/technical institution during the fall semester of 2021 to be eligible (minimum 12 credit hours per semester; graduate programs do not qualify)
  • Applications and required paperwork must be received by June 30, 2022, awardees will be notified by August 15,2022

Scholarship Winners


Congratulations to the 2022 Mainliner Club Scholarship Winners!

Thank you for applying for the 2022 Chicago Mainliner Club Scholarship program. We have worked hard to bring this program to the employees of United Airlines, Alliant Credit Union and their immediate families. Over 30 applications were received this year and after reviewing all entries, we are pleased to announce the 2022 winners.

Sebastian Starks – Attending DePaul University Studying BFA in Film and Television

Torry Davia – Attending Marquette University Studying Nursing

Emily Koenig – Attending Western Kentucky University Studying Psychology

Francesca Trajano – Attending Loyola University Studying Biology , Pre Med

Karina Pagan – Attending DePaul University Studying Health Science

Elizabeth Oksanen – Attending The University of Texas, San Antonio Studying Psychology

Lucinda Palmer РAttending Chamberlain University Studying Nursing

Andrew Perun – Attending Yale University Studying Applied Mathematics

Darren Buchanan – Attending Arizona State University Studying Digital Audience/Interdisciplinary Studies

Nicole Boylan – Attending University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication Studying Creative Media Production

Thank you!

The Chicago Mainliner Club is run completely by volunteers and has no paid employees. With your continued support of our events and merchandise sales at our stores, we will continue to offer these scholarships in the coming years.

Again, congratulations to our scholarship recipients and good luck as you continue your education!