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February 7 2021
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Community Bankers Assoc. of IL Essay Contest


Open to Illinois high school seniors who are sponsored by a CBAI member bank. Student bank employees, immediate families of bank employees, board members, stockholders, CBAI employees, and judges are ineligible. Twelve awards are available at $1,000/year for up to four years of higher education; 12 additional one-time $500 awards are also available. For more details see web site http://www.cbai.com.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Illinois

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Contact Ms. Bobbi Watson
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 800-736-2224 Address CBAI
901 Community Drive
Springfield, IL 62703-5184