Altura Offers $1,000 College Scholarships
Deadline to apply is March 10, 2014(Riverside, Calif.) Feb. 3, 2014 - The Altura Credit Union Foundation is currently accepting applications for its College Scholarship Program. Altura awards more than three dozen scholarships of $1,000 to seniors graduating from Riverside County high schools who plan to attend college in the fall. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m., Monday, March 10, 2014. The Altura Foundation plans to award 37 scholarships, 22 of which are general scholarships. Ten scholarships are designated for students who plan to attend, and who are accepted to, the University of California, Riverside. Five scholarships are earmarked for AVID students. In addition, up to three memorial scholarships of $1,000 may be awarded. Students can apply for one or more of the scholarships using a single application. Download applications directly from The Community Foundation website, www.thecommunityfoundation.net/. From the home page, navigate to the “For Students” link. Area high school guidance counselors often have applications as well. Students from both public and private high schools are welcome to apply. The Community Foundation assists Altura by accepting and processing the hundreds of applications. Foundation staff can answer student questions and assist with completing the application. The Altura Credit Union Foundation makes the actual selection of scholarship recipients. All applicants are expected to be goal-oriented students who exhibit academic achievement, community service/extracurricular involvement, personal character/leadership qualities and financial need. Students must be graduating from a Riverside County high school, either public or private. For more information, visit AlturaCU.com or thecommunityfoundation.net, or call the Community Foundation at 951-241-7777. Altura is very proud of its 57 years of service to Members in the Inland Empire. Altura is a past-recipient of the California Award for Performance Excellence (CAPE), the state’s equivalent of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Today, Altura Credit Union has 85,500 Members and nearly $700 million in total assets. For more information on Altura, visit our website, www.alturacu.com, or call 1-888-883-7228.
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