CHICO, CA March 2, 2018 – Tri Counties Bank, in partnership with Shasta Regional Community Foundation will be issuing over $100,000 in scholarships through California for students attending a community college or 4-year university in Fall 2018. The deadline for Tri Counties Bank scholarship applications has been extended to March 14, originally March 7.

Students throughout 26 counties in Northern California can apply for two separate scholarships: merit and income-based. Merit award winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship, while income-based winners will be awarded scholarships between $1,000 and $2,500.

“In achieving its mission to help improve people’s lives, Tri Counties Bank has a very long history of providing scholarships to students,” said Rick Smith, President and CEO of Tri Counties Bank. “This is the third year of our bank-wide scholarship program. We’re proud to continue the tradition to help deserving students, in all the regions we serve, to achieve their post-secondary education goals.”

Students can apply for the scholarship program at For more information about the scholarship program, contact Miriam Leal at Shasta Regional Community Foundation at (530) 244-1219.

About Tri Counties Bank

Tri Counties Bank, headquartered in Chico, California, is a community-based financial institution serving communities throughout Northern and Central California with assets over $4.7 billion and an over forty-year record of financial success and stability. Tri Counties Bank provides a unique brand of Service With Solutions® for consumer, small business and commercial banking along with easy access to it all through an extensive California branch system, a surcharge-free network of more than 25,000 nationwide ATMs, advanced online and mobile banking and live banker support by phone seven days per week.