Scholarships

Are you dreaming of the professional learning you need for a prosperous career but having a little trouble coming up with the funds? CASBO has scholarship opportunities to help you with that!

Scholarships are offered only to current CASBO members.* If you would like to apply, please choose an eligible scholarship below, and click on the scholarship link to access the application package.

Then give yourself a pat on the back! Your commitment to growing your skills to ensure you’re continually improving and advancing is an inspiration to all of us in the profession of school business!

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS

CASBO Annual Conference & California School Business Expo Scholarship

Donated from the proceeds of the Associate Member Committee’s annual golf tournament, this scholarship provides full conference registration. Scholarship criteria include:

  • Amount: Full conference registration
  • Sponsored by: Associate Member Committee
  • Eligibility: Available to current CASBO members* who did not receive the scholarship the prior year.
  • Number and Category: 30 total - 15 to to first-time attendees and 15 to return attendees.
  • Recipients are responsible for travel, lodging and individual ticketed events.
  • Scholarships are non-transferable and valid only for that year’s Annual Conference.
     

Application period opens late fall each year. Check your inbox and this web page for announcements as to when it becomes available.

 

Robert “Bob” Reeves Scholarship

In honor of Robert E. Reeves, longtime CASBO member and treasurer, who passed away August 30, 2006, this scholarship promotes continuing education and training for CASBO members.* Preference is given to those applicants pursuing formal education or professional certifications, and scholarship criteria include:

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Sponsored by: Associate Member Committee
  • Eligibility: Available to current CASBO members:*
  • Whose section has an active Associate Member Committee Liaison;
  • Who has not received this scholarship within the past five (5) years; AND
  • Who meets one (1) of the following requirements:
  • Must be enrolled in an education program which will lead to or promote progress within a school business profession as a CBO or other School Business Professional at the elementary, secondary or community college levels; or
  • Must be employed in the education field with a desire to expand your knowledge related to a school business profession as a CBO or other School Business Professional; or
  • Must be a post-graduate candidate in a school business profession at a college or university in support of CBO or other School Business Professional training.
     

Application period is July 1 to September 30 each year. Check your inbox and web page for announcements as to when it becomes available.

 

Central Section Pat Kraft Memorial Scholarship

In honor of Pat Kraft, an active member of CASBO's Central Section who served in many positions of section leadership, this scholarship is available to current CASBO Central Section members.* Scholarship criteria include:

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Sponsored by: CASBO Central Section
  • Eligibility: Available to current CASBO Central Section members*
     

Application period is approximately mid-January to March 31 each year. Check your inbox and this web page for announcements as to when it becomes available.

 

Eastern Section Scholarships

The Eastern Section participates in the CASBO Robert "Bob" Reeves Scholarship and also is happy to offer up to $2,000 in scholarships under two additional categories:

  • Heroes of the Eastern Section – Available to current Eastern Section members* who wish to improve themselves through approved study programs which will enhance the member’s job-related skills and/or prepare them for entry into other areas of expertise.
  • Eastern Section - Available to current Eastern Section members* who wish to improve themselves through approved study programs which will enhance the member’s job-related skills and/or prepare them for promotions into other areas of expertise.
     

Application periods open at various times during the year. Check your inboxes and this web page for announcements as to when they become available.

 

Southern Section Scholarships

The Southern Section participates in the CASBO Robert "Bob" Reeves Scholarship and also is happy to offer two $500 scholarships — one to a Southern Section member* in Los Angeles County and one to a Southern Section member* in Ventura or Santa Barbara Counties — who is currently or will be attending a CBO program or a CASBO Academy program.

Application period opens in approximately fall each year. Check your inbox and this web page for announcements as to when it becomes available.

 

*For purposes of scholarship eligibility requirements, a "current CASBO member" is a paid Career Builder Member or Organizational Subscription Employee Member.

 

Need assistance with Scholarships?

Gail Hillis

Director, Membership Services
ghillis@casbo.org
(916) 504-2248