CBA Scholarship Initiative
Now Accepting Applications for 2017!

To assist California bankers pursuing their professional goals, the California Bankers Association (CBA) is offering a number of scholarship opportunities available to any full-time employee of a CBA-member bank who is employed in California. View our 2017 Scholarship Initiative Flyer.

How to Apply, Rules and Qualifying Schools, Certificate Programs and CBA Programs

CBA scholarships will be awarded, upon successful application to pay for the following:

  • Tuition for the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, or the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Pennsylvania, for the entire three-year term (Deadline for applications is March 31, 2017.)
  • Tuition up to $1,000 for courses taken for credit related to banking offered by an accredited educational institution such as a four-year college or university, or community college
  • Fees for professional certificate programs and related preparation courses and study materials for Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), Certified Financial and Trust Advisor (CFTA), and Certified Anti-Money Laundering (CAMS) designations 
  • Registration fees for CBA’s BSA Workshop to be held in conjunction with CBA’s Regulatory Compliance Conference in October 2017.

How to Apply

Download the scholarship application form and review the complete Scholarship Rules and confirm applicant eligibility.

Applicants applying for scholarships for college courses, professional certificate programs and CBA’s certificated education seminars will be notified of a decision on a rolling basis.

More Information

Please see the complete Scholarship Benefit Plan Description and Scholarship Rules.

Qualifying Schools,Certificate Programs and CBA Programs:

Pacific Coast Banking School:
Stonier Graduate School of Banking:
CAMS certificate:

CBA’s BSA Workshop: Details coming soon, to be held in October 2017