In observance of Independence Day, Altura’s branches and offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4th.
Online Banking, the mobile app, and our ATMs will be available for your convenience. Thank you.

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Don’t let finances hold you back! Altura’s $1,000 scholarships pave the way for graduating high schoolers to pursue their academic ambitions.

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Enriching Lives and Empowering Dreams!

At Altura, we know that no dream is too big and that the quest for higher education is one of life’s greatest journeys. That’s why we are committed to assisting our Members and the communities we serve in achieving their goals, by offering college scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Riverside County. We know that all great journeys take time, and we are committed in being there with you every step of the way.

2024 Scholarship Recipients

About Our Scholarships

Each year, over 70 $1,000 scholarships are gifted to local high school seniors. Recipients are chosen from the following funds:

  • The Altura Credit Union Foundation General Scholarship: This scholarship is available to high school seniors graduating from any high school in Riverside County.
  • Altura Future Leader Scholarship: Altura’s Future Leader Scholarship is personally funded by Altura’s CEO and designed for a graduating high school senior who embodies leadership characteristics and tendencies.
  • The Dr. Linda Wisher Educational Endowment: This Endowment is in memory of Dr. Linda Wisher, a former member of Altura’s Board of Directors. Recipients are female student pursuing a career in education.
  • The Bonnie Gail Polis Educational Endowment: This Endowment is in memory of Bonnie Gail Polis and is dedicated to graduating high school senior within the Riverside Unified School District (Arlington, King, North, Poly, Ramona) with the intention of pursuing a degree in public education (i.e. – Teacher, Counselor, Administrator, etc.).
  • The Terry Ferrone Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is in memory of Terry Ferrone and grants funds for a graduating high school senior from John W. North or Poly High School.
  • The Kimberly Jean Flores Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is in memory of Kimberly Jean Flores, a former Canyon Springs High School Student. To apply for this scholarship, you must be a graduating high school senior of Canyon Springs High School in Moreno Valley.
  • The Marian E. Luna Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is in memory of Marian E Luna and is dedicated to a graduating high school senior of Norte Vista High School or Riverside Polytechnic High School.
  • The Delayed Start Education Scholarship: This scholarship provides financial aid to adult learners (age 20+) pursuing higher education. We are proud to support those looking to begin, or continue, their educational journey and remain committed to enriching the lives and empowering the dreams of our Members, friends and neighbors.


How to Apply for a Scholarship

The scholarship application window is now closed. Please check back in 2025 and follow our social media accounts to be the first to know about Altura’s scholarships. Questions and request for further information can be directed via email to Altura Cares at:



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