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Daniel J. Kimber Scholarship Program

The Daniel J. Kimber Scholarship Program has been established in memory of Daniel Jarrod Kimber, a valued employee of Southwest Airlines Federal Credit Union. This scholarship is to provide high school senior students with a portion of the funds needed to attend college. Scholarships will be awarded based on high school academic achievement, school/community involvement and submission of an essay.

Three scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,000 each to graduates who plan to continue their education at an accredited college, junior college or university no later than the Fall 2024 semester.

The application period has closed for the 2024-2025 school year.


  • Must be a SWACU member.
  • Must be a graduating high school senior.
  • Know what university, junior college or college you plan to attend.
  • Complete the application and submit an essay.


  • January 1, 2024 - Application opens
  • March 31, 2024 - Application closes
  • June 1, 2024 - Recipients notified

Recipients from 2022-2023 School Year




Myah DeJong

Olivia Martin

Avery Carrie

Peyton, CO Burlington, NC Fort Worth, TX
Colorado Christian University Lipscomb University Texas A&M


Recipients from 2023-2024 School Year

Luaren Snippen

Allison Zhang

Luke Haws

Salt Lake City, Utah Austin, Texas Cambridge, Massachusetts
University of Utah University of Texas Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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