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Available Scholarships

Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University Scholarship
(TWO Scholarships available*)
Graduate School of Banking at LSU - Baton Rouge, LA
May 20 – 31, 2024
Deadline: March 15, 2024
Total Value: $4,700 for first year only (includes the $300 non-refundable application fee)
Eligibility: Must be a first year student *One scholarship is exclusively for women and minorities*
Scholarship Requirements: Over 16,000 executives have successfully completed the program which is held each spring on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge. The school’s purpose is to fill the need for graduate level study by bank officers and others meeting admission requirements leading toward a broader knowledge and understanding of major banking functions.

Completion of the program has become a requisite to professional advancement in many banks. Executives at multi-billion dollar financial institutions as well as community banks find that the School’s curriculum addresses their educational needs. Click here to view more information about the Graduate Banking School at LSU.

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SMU Graduate School of Banking – Dallas, TX
Dates: May 28 – June 7, 2024

Deadline: March 8, 2024
Total Value: $1,500 for first year (up to three years)
About the School: Since 1957, the SW Graduate School of Banking at SMU Cox has empowered executives with learning that extends far beyond the classroom. We offer exceptional educational experiences for bank leaders, regulators, and directors of all levels. Through ever-evolving curricula and programming, SWGSB at SMU Cox gives graduates the necessary connections, insights, and expertise to support thriving careers that advance the banking industry. The SWGSB provides world-class education to develop banking leaders who elevate their organizations, industry, and community. This flagship program is a three-year graduate course of study designed to prepare participants for a successful banking career.

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Graduate School of Banking at Colorado - Boulder, CO
Dates: July 14 – July 26, 2024

Deadline: February 15, 2024
Total Value: $1,675 for first year (up to three years)
About the School: The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado offers the next generation of community bank leaders the chance to learn valuable skills and make valuable connections with other industry leaders. Hosted each July at the University of Colorado Boulder, this 25-month graduate school of banking delivers a relevant and challenging curriculum that deepens students' understanding of community banking. In the annual school session, students take courses that are designed and regularly updated to tackle relevant topics in the community banking industry. Students attend three consecutive annual two-week sessions at CU Boulder and have numerous opportunities to network with bankers from their states and across the country.

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GSB Human Resource Management School Scholarship
Graduate School of Banking at Wisconsin - Madison, WI
April 4-8, 2022
Deadline: February 28, 2022
Total Value: $1,050
Scholarship Requirements: GSB's Human Resource Management School is a respected one-week school that provides the foundation for new or veteran human resource professionals to tie together important issues in human resource management with an understanding of the business of banking. More and more demands are being placed on human resource professionals as banks realize the important role they play in a bank's profitability. This is your opportunity to learn from respected industry experts about today's key issues in human resource management and how they relate to the bank's bottom line profits.

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Jeffrey and Diana Owen Scholarship for Emerging Community Bank Leaders
ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
June 2 – June 9, 2022

Deadline: March 1, 2022
Total Value: Tuition for first year 
About the School: Stonier has provided executive education to more than 20,000 senior-level bankers and regulators, including some of the most respected banking executives in the U.S. The purpose of Stonier is to prepare today’s banking leaders for tomorrow’s opportunities by providing the nation's premier executive education program. This develops the skills for effectively recognizing and handling high-level management issues, through the industry's most thorough and rigorous curriculum, while preserving the integrity of how the business of banking is conducted. Click here to learn more about Stonier.

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Prochnow Educational Foundation & Arkansas Bankers Association Scholarship
Graduate School of Banking at Wisconsin - Madison, WI
July 31 – August 12, 2022

Deadline: May 2, 2021
Total Value: $1,500 for three years *2 Available*
Must be a first year student
Scholarship Requirements: GSB's Graduate School Program provides a comprehensive course of study of general banking and management subjects especially designed to meet the needs of bankers whose responsibilities and scope of activities are expanding. The school's purpose is to meet the growing need for bank managers and others working in the financial services industry to acquire a broad knowledge and understanding of the major bank functions and their interrelationships and to develop the skills required to lead and manage effectively in today's and tomorrow's challenging banking environment. Its curriculum reflects the contemporary trends affecting the financial services industry. Core courses address broad areas of finance, marketing, management, and the environment in which banks operate. Click here to learn more about the Graduate School of Banking at Wisconsin.

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