CBAI Scholarships for the Community Bankers School

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Scholarship Description

The mission of the Community Bankers Association of Illinois is to provide its members a competitive edge by effectively aggregating political, economic, and marketing power. The Community Bankers Association of Illinois is the state's only true advocate of community banking. CBAI proudly represents approximately 320 Illinois financial institutions and 150 associate members. The Association creates money-saving opportunities for its members and provides first-class educational seminars and schools.

Scholarship Details

  • Four scholarships available annually.
  • Designed to support the professional development of CBAI member bank employees.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be an employee of a CBAI member bank.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a career in community banking.
  • Selected based on contributions to the bank and potential for professional growth.

Application Process

  1. Verify eligibility through employment at a CBAI member bank.
  2. Complete the scholarship application form with all required details and documentation.
  3. Submit a letter of recommendation from the bank's management, emphasizing the applicant's achievements and potential.
  4. Review and submission deadline to be adhered to as specified by CBAI.

CBAI Annually awards four scholarships annually for an eligible CBAI member bank employee to attend the CBS. The Scholarships are exclusively sponsored by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago; THE BAKER GROUP, CBAI's Career Development Division (CDD), and Howard & Howard Attorneys. Scholarship Search