Investing in the future of our community
Bank of Hope takes great pride in supporting education in the communities where we operate and have distributed millions in scholarships to date through the Hope Scholarship Foundation. We hope that the Hope Scholarship can act as a 'small but great hope' for the selected students to advance their futures.
2020 Scholarship Program
We are no longer accepting applications for our 2020 Bank of Hope Scholarship Program. Please revisit this page in the future for application details on the 2021 Bank of Hope Scholarship Program.
|Award Amount||$2,500 per student.
Each winner is eligible for only one award. Awards are intended for the student only; no provision is made for spouses or dependents. No substitution of the award is permitted. The check will be issued to the or university on behalf of the student, either by paper check or wire transfer.
|Deadline||Saturday, February 29, 2020, 5:00 PM (EST).
The application window for the 2020 scholarship is currently closed.
|How to Apply||Click on the APPLY NOW button when you are ready to submit your application. Please be mindful that this is a one-time submission. You CANNOT go back and edit/save your changes. Please refer to the list below and have your documents ready for submission.|
|Supporting Documents||To complete your application, please be ready to submit the following supporting documents.
Please remember to have these documents ready prior to clicking the APPLY NOW button.
|Essay||Please select ONE essay topic below and write approximately 500 words in length and submit it along with your application in PDF form. Please prepare your essay PRIOR to starting your application process. Keep in mind that once you begin your application process, you cannot edit/save changes. Your essay will be evaluated on how relevant your answer is to the content of the question, grammar, and spelling.
|Requirements||Please be informed that if you do not meet these requirements, your application will be forfeited.
Must be a Resident of the Following Counties:
|California||Alameda County, Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Bernardino County, Santa Clara County, San Diego County|
|New York||Nassau County, New York County, Queens County|
|New Jersey||Bergen County|
|Washington||King County, Pierce County, Snohomish County|
|Texas||Dallas County, Tarrant County, Harris County|