Media Advisory: Four Toronto area Grade 10 students to receive CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship

Award helps youth-in-need pursue post-secondary education and gain practical work experience

TORONTO, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - On Thursday, June 26, CIBC (TSX:CM) (NYSE:CM) will present four high-potential Grade 10 students from Toronto with CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Awards at the CIBC branch at Yonge and Eglinton.

EVENT:     CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Award recipient presentation
       
WHEN:     Thursday, June 26, 2014, 3:30 p.m.
       
WHO:
 




Four Grade 10 students from the Toronto area - 2014 CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Program recipients
Zina Atkinson, Business Development Manager, CIBC
Big Brothers Big Sisters and YMCA representatives
       
WHAT:     The CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Program, valued at up to $40,000 per recipient, gives Canada's high-potential youth-in-need the financial means of pursuing a college or university education. This one-of-a-kind scholarship, in partnership with the YMCA and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, provides 33 high-potential Grade 10 students with funding for tuition, dedicated mentorship and six years of paid summer internships to help them build a better future and reach their full potential.
       
WHERE:     CIBC Branch, 1 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto
(Yonge & Eglinton Ave.)

About CIBC

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. With a strategic focus on Kids, Cures and Community, and employee commitment to causes, including the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, the CIBC Children's Foundation and United Way, we are investing in the social and economic development of communities across the country. In 2013, CIBC contributed more than $41 million to 1,870 charitable and non-profit initiatives in over 430 communities. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Media Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.

SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

For further information:

Caroline Van Hasselt, Director, External Communications, 416-784-6699 or  caroline.vanhasselt@cibc.com