Attention High School Seniors

Opportunity to Win
$7,500 Scholarship

Virginia Bankers Association Bank Day Scholarship program

Have you always wondered what actually goes on inside a bank? Do you need $7,500 to help pay for your college tuition? If so, consider participating in Bank Day.

On this day, you will spend a day in a bank shadowing a banker in their daily duties. After the day, you will write an essay based on your experience. These essays will be judged by bankers and thirteen scholarships (twelve regional and one statewide) will be awarded to the winners.

Scholarship Amounts:

  • $1,000 Each for six honorable mention scholarships
  • $2,500 Each for six regional winners
  • $5,000 Statewide winner ($7,500 total since all candidates will also be regional winners)

Participation Criteria:

  • Currently enrolled as a high school senior in a Virginia high school
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Resident of Virginia
  • Teacher/guidance counselor contact information provided by student

Deadlines & Important Dates:

March 12, 2019

Deadline to sign-up for the program.

March 19, 2019

Bank Day! Shadowing takes place.

April 12, 2019

Student essays due by 5 p.m. Essays submitted directly to VBA via email.

May 3, 2019

Regional and honorable mention winners notified. Regional winners will be entered into the statewide contest for an additional $5,000 scholarship.

May 10, 2019

State winner notified.

Interested? Contact Amy Everett at for more information.

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