The Dan Calugar Finance Scholarship empowers students interested in studying finance to pursue higher learning. To apply for this $6,100 scholarship, eligible students must submit a 2000-word essay and meet the eligibility requirements. See additional details below.
To apply for this scholarship applicants must be a high school senior that has already been accepted into an accredited college or university, or a current student enrolled at an accredited college or university full-time. Students must be pursuing a degree in finance and be interested in becoming a financial trader and must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.
Students must be attending college as an in-state student.
Applicants must submit an essay describing any experience you have had developing and trading (including paper trading) algorithms for systematic trading of stocks, bonds, options, and/or futures. Alternatively, or in addition, describe why pursuing algorithmic securities trading as a career is appealing to you. This essay should not exceed 2,000 words and must be submitted prior to the application deadline.
Please list: (a) the best e-mail address to contact you at, (b) the name of your high school and your high school GPA on a 4.0 scale, (c) the name of the college or university that you are attending or expect to attend and your college GPA on a 4.0 scale through last semester, and (d) the dollar amount needed to cover the full tuition cost of your next semester of college education. If you are selected for the scholarship, you may be asked to give us permission to verify with your high school and college administration the GPAs you have submitted and verify your admission to the college you have indicated.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.