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VBA Bank Day Scholarship Program

Sponsored by the VBA Education Foundation and the VBA Emerging Bank Leaders

Bank Day will take place on March 19, 2019.  

What is Bank Day?

The third Tuesday in March was declared Bank Day in Virginia by the Virginia General Assembly in 1991. On this day, Virginia high school seniors spend a day in banks across the Commonwealth shadowing a banker in their daily duties. The purpose of this experience is for the students to learn about banking, financial services, and the vital role banks play in their communities. 

From their experience, the students are required to write an essay, and thirteen scholarships (six honorable mention, six regional and one statewide) are awarded on the basis of the essays. 

Complete a Bank Interest Form to Get Started!

You can view a 2019 Bank Day fact sheet here and information about 2018 host banks here

Bank Day schedule suggestions can be found here.  Complete a bank interest form here to gain access to program resources. 

Interested in Learning More?

Listen to an informational conference call here.

Congratulations to the 2018 Statewide Winner!

Congratulations to Mackenzie Burckbuchler, who participated at Sonabank, who is the 2018 Statewide Bank Day Scholarship Winner.  As the statewide winner, Mackenzie will receive a $7,500 scholarship. You can read Mackenzie's essay here.

Questions about Bank Day? 

Please contact Monica McDearmon at 804-819-4743.