PACB Foundation Scholarships Allow Community Bankers to Better Invest in the Future Careers of Their Team Members!
During these ongoing challenging business conditions brought on by COVID-19, the PACB Foundation Board of Directors is making scholarships available to PACB community bank members for the purchase of Association-sponsored virtual and classroom educational and professional development programs.
Scholarships were created to:
Increase the use and awareness of PACB’s expansive educational offerings and allow member banks to expand the professional development of their teams;
Provide additional opportunities to introduce new bankers to PACB educational offerings in order to improve engagement and support for community banking issues;
Offer ongoing support of PACB education designed to engage the next generation of community bank leaders, which gives banks an opportunity to retain, grow and develop talent.
SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS AND ELIGIBILITY Applying for a PACB Foundation Educational Scholarship is a streamlined process that allows PACB members to quickly and efficiently acquire scholarships for the bank’s team.
Scholarship Details: • Awarded based on the appropriateness of the educational opportunity related to the applicant’s job. • Subject to availability. • Designed to cover the registration cost and materials for not more than two em-ployees per institution for specific educational programs. • Individual bank employees are eligible to receive one scholarship per calendar year. • Eligibility is limited to employees of member banks who already have purchased at least one seat to attend the same training program. • The training director or the HR lead for the institution must submit the scholar-ship application no later than 5 days prior to the scheduled training • Scholarship applications should be submitted for each individual requesting the award.
STEPS TO APPLY
Visit PACB.ORG, review the education calendar.
Register for a virtual or classroom seminar or conference.
Identify one or two other colleagues that may benefit from the program based, on the applicability of the curriculum to their role with the bank, and utilize the Scholarship Link on the program registration page at www.pacb.org
The SCHOLARSHIP LINK will take the individual managing the scholarship application to a special registration page where they will complete the simple and short application, and submit it to PACB for consideration. Once the application is processed and approved, a confirmation email will be sent to the applicant, along with documentation regarding the scholarship awarded.