O'Hare Mainliner Store - C Concourse- employee cafeteria is OPEN as well as our store in the reservations center/inflight training center on Touhy

2024 Mainliner Scholarship application is open!

Good luck to all the applicants this year!

·        Ten scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded

·         Must be a Chicago based 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 2024 to be eligible (minimum 12 credit hours per semester; graduate programs do not qualify)

·         Applications and required paperwork must be received via ONE PDF file by June 30, 2024, awardees will be notified by August 15,2024

NOTE: Please read instructions carefully and fill in completely to avoid disqualification.

Scholarship Winners


Congratulations to the 2023 Mainliner Club Scholarship Winners!

Thank you for applying for the 2023 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 114 applications were received this year and after reviewing all entries, we are pleased to announce the 2023 winners.

Ella Botko – Attending Florida State University studying Political Science

Margaret Shepley – Attending Auburn University studying Professional Flight

Emily Koenig – Attending Western Kentucky University Studying Psychology

Francesca Trajano – Attending Loyola University Studying Biology , Pre PA

Marissa Kier – Attending Indiana University studying Marketing with a co major in Digital and Social Media Business Applications

William Eby – Attending Purdue University studying Mechanical Engineering

Ryan Schulze – Attending University of Alabama studying Criminal Justice

Kate Lanza – Attending University of Alabama studying Aerospace Engineering 

Kaitlyn Kogl – Attending Embry Riddle University studying Aeronautical Science 

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

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!