2022 Mainliner Scholarship - applications now open!

  • 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 2021 Mainliner Club Scholarship Winners!

Thank you for applying for the 2021 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 40 applications were received this year and after reviewing all entries, we are pleased to announce the 2021 winners.

Sydney Tidler – Attending University of Wisconsin Studying ASL/English Interpretation

Ashley Tyburski – Attending Johns Hopkins University Studying Biophysics

Karina Pagen – Attending DePaul University Studying Health Science

Allison White – Attending University od Missouri Studying Business

Paige Yu – Attending Carnegie Mellon University Studying Business Administration

Da Lee – Attending San Francisco State University Studying Chinese Literature and Linguistics

Meara Mahoney – Attending Saint Mary’s College Studying Business Administration: Management and Economics

Ryan Rehak – Attending Purdue University Studying Aero Space Engineering

Kirsten Nye – Attending Virginia Western Community College Studying Liberal Arts

Matthew Andersen–Attending Illinois State University Studying Physical Education

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!