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CRB Scholarship - Africa



We are pleased to announce the Certified Retail Banker Scholarship - Africa. 

RBA will award 20 scholarships to the best African based retail bankers who show exceptional professional standards within their bank and community. 

The recipients of the CRB Scholarship will receive the full Retail Banking I (RB I) programme (worth US$899) and become an RBA Member (worth US$50), starting their journey to become a Certified Retail Banker.

CRB Scholarship recipients will be selected by our Awarding Organisation, based on their answers to the questions to the following questions:

- What is your vision for a customer-centric bank of the future?

- Why should we choose you?

Read more about our Awarding Organisation here

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must meet the entry criteria for RB I. The successful recipient of the scholarship will be able to begin their CRB journey immediately after results are announced. 

- You must live and work in Africa,

- You must have a Bachelors degree and/or three years experience in a Retail Bank,

- You must have an up-to-date CV.

Finalists will need to provide glowing references from their bank and proof of employment. 


Scholarship Application

To be considered for the CRB Scholarship, the Application Form below must be completed and your CV must be uploaded.

Applications must be received by midnight (UTC+00:00) on 11 December 2017.

If you have any concerns or questions, please email

Incomplete applications cannot be considered.



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What makes RBA unique?

The Retail Banking Academy (RBA) was founded in the belief that retail banking is a profession and our mission is to promote retail banking as an internationally recognised profession.

The RBA is the only international, educational and professional body that is exclusively dedicated to retail banking. Our Certified Retail Banker (CRB) programme is the only one of its kind that makes it possible for retail bankers to embark on a structured certification programme that covers every aspect of the industry end to end. 

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