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 2018 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:
50 percent of tuition costs for the entire school term for the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Pennsylvania, or the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, a new addition for 2018. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 30, 2018.
New! Tuition to attend a one-week specialty school at the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin (up to 10 scholarships will be awarded in 2018).
Tuition up to $1,000 for courses taken for credit related to banking from 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 Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and Certified Financial and Trust Advisor (CFTA) designations.
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.
Congratulations to several of our CBA scholarship recipients who attended PCBS last week, a part of their two-week residence program.
Pictured Top Row (From L) are: Matthew Damian, Mission Bank; Jason Gould, Citizens Business Bank; Hitesh Bajaria, Bank of Guam; and Zayd Elmufdi, US Metro Bank.And bottom row (From L) are: CBA SVP of Strategic Partnerships and PCBA graduate and faculty member, Julianna Graham; Jae Park, First Choice Bank; Cathy Mulvihill, East West Bank; Erin Probasco, Central Valley Community Bank and Ruth Edwards, Bank of Marin.