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    Julian and Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship

    Offered by Community Bankers Association of Georgia

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 21, 2024
    4 awards worth

    $1,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship is a fantastic opportunity for Georgia high school seniors who are planning to attend a Georgia university, college, or technical institute in the upcoming Fall semester. This scholarship aims to promote community banking and assist deserving students in their first year of college. The scholarship awards $1,000 to four (4) applicants each year based on academic merit, not financial need. To be considered, students must be sponsored by a local community bank, complete an activity record showcasing their leadership skills, write a short essay on community banking, and provide teacher recommendations and an official high school transcript. If you’re a Georgia high school senior who will be attending an in-state university, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Community Bankers Association of Georgia

    The Community Bankers Association of Georgia is an organization that promotes the preservation and continued development of community banking in Georgia.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    State

    Georgia

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must (1) be from Georgia and (2) planning to attend an in-state college or university.

    Application information

    In addition to submitting the below application materials, applicants must be sponsored by a CBA Member Community Bank.

    500-word essay

    Academic transcript

    Letters of Recommendation

    SAT Score

    ACT Score

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

    This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    This scholarship is restricted for use at two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and trade/technical schools.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Community Bankers Association of Georgia at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the Julian and Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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