Award helps high-potential youth-in-need pursue post-secondary education and gain practical work experience
VICTORIA, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, June 25, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) will present three high-potential Grade 10 students from the Victoria area with CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Awards, a value of up to $40,000 each, at the Westshore Banking Centre CIBC branch.
|EVENT:||CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Award recipient presentation|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 10 a.m.|
|WHO:||Three Grade 10 students from the Victoria area - 2014 CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Program recipients|
|David Knapp, 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 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:||Westshore Banking Centre CIBC Branch, 2945 Jacklin Road, Victoria|
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 [email protected]