We remain committed to support local students going to college during the fall of 2020. Given the COVID-19 situation we have decided to extend our deadline one more week, until May 8th, 2020, allowing students more time to organize and submit their applications on time. 

Imperial Valley

Sun Community FCU is awarding seven college scholarships for Imperial Valley high school graduates who have made a difference in their community. Applicants must be a 2020 high school graduate attending a college or university in the Fall of 2020, have a GPA of 3.0 or better, and be a member of Sun Community FCU with an active account in order to qualify.

The following scholarship amounts will be granted:

  • Three $500 scholarships
  • Three $1,000 scholarship
  • One $2,500 scholarship

Click here to download a copy of our application. Applications may be submitted by email to or or by dropping them off at your nearest branch.

Deadline to apply is May 1, 2020.

Coachella Valley 

Sun Community in a partnership with Alpha Media is a proud sponsor of the "Excellence in Education" initiative in the Coachella Valley, in which we grant three $1,000 scholarships to three junior or senior students attending a high school in the following School Districts:

  • Palm Springs Unified School District
  • Desert Sands Unified School District
  • Coachella Unified School District

All junior and high school seniors who meet attendance criteria will be entered into a random drawing that will take place at the end of the school year. The attendance parameters for eligibility will be for the time school was in session prior to the COVID-19 situation. Eligible students will be notified by their school previous to the drawing.