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1/9/2014
IOWA NEWSPAPER ASSOCIATION

Media Scholarship Now Available for Iowa School of Banking

INFORMATION FOR IOWA MEDIA STAFF ONLY; NOT FOR PUBLICATION

JOHNSTON, IOWA (Jan. 9, 2014) Are you a news reporter or editor with responsibilities for covering the banking industry in Iowa? You may be eligible for the Iowa Bankers Association's (IBA) Iowa School of Banking media scholarship to the Iowa School of Banking. The school provides a comprehensive curriculum on banking fundamentals.

The IBA is now accepting applications for the John Hughes Memorial Scholarship to the Iowa School of Banking. This scholarship was established as a memorial in 1986 for Hills, Iowa, banker John Hughes. The attached application includes additional information about the criteria for applying for the scholarship. One scholarship will be awarded to a member of the Iowa media.

The scholarship pays all room, board and tuition expenses for the student to attend one week of the two-week school that will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Ankeny, Iowa, June 8-13, 2014. The school curriculum includes topics such as investments, bank financial analysis and the changing banking environment.

The deadline for receiving the completed application form at the IBA office is April 11, 2014. The selected student will be notified of acceptance by May 9, 2014.

If you have any questions, please contact Darcy Burnett, senior education coordinator, at Iowa Bankers Association at 1-800-532-1423 or 515-286-4352.

About the Iowa Bankers Association
The Iowa Bankers Association represents 344 Iowa banks and savings institutions. Iowa bankers are committed to the values of honesty, hard work and community service, and have been a trusted resource for Iowans for more than 100 years. Iowa banks offer FDIC insurance and lend more than $44 billion to help individuals, business owners and agriculture. More than 18,000 Iowans work at an Iowa bank, and Iowa banks donate more than $28 million and 800,000 volunteer hours to support local communities each year. To learn more, visit MyIowaBank.com.


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CONTACT:
Darcy Burnett
Senior Education Coordinator
(515) 286-4352
dburnett@iowabankers.com

 

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Iowa School of Banking John Hughes Memorial Scholarship Application Form

 

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