In order to be considered for the DGV Scholarship, individuals must be an undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited four-year college or a university, or be a high school senior accepted for such enrollment; Must be pursuing, or planning to pursue, a degree in S.T.E.M., finance or business; Must be part of an underrepresented demographic in the financial services sector (Women, BIPOC); Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident (holder of a Permanent Resident Card), or an individual granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA); Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) and be able to demonstrate financial need by having a FAFSA Expected Family Contribution index value of $25,000 or less.
Applicanst must maintain contact with DGV at pre-determined times during the year to provide updates on student experience and receive mentorship from DGV Solutions; and must show promise or potential in becoming a member of the broader finance community. If selected, students will receive an award of $5,000. Awards are renewable for up to three additional years. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study.