The Jennett Finance Scholars Program

The Jennett Finance Scholars Program is a unique program in the School of Business that provides participants with a broad overview of financial careers and institutions and helps them prepare for competitive financial careers. Participants must be finance majors with a strong interest in careers such as Investment Banking, Investment Management, Private Wealth Management, Consulting and Corporate Finance.

Our strong alumni network allows participants in the program to become acquainted with recruitment practices at top bracket financial institutions, internship and full-time opportunities, in addition to providing guidance and advise to access opportunities within the industry. Over the years, Finance Scholars alumni have developed an outstanding presence in the financial services industry. 

Finance Scholars are selected through a competitive selection process based on academic achievement, leadership, and interest in competitive financial careers. The program provides a $2000 scholarship, visits to financial institutions, opportunities for networking, a class designed to provide an in-depth view of the financial industry and careers, and more.

Each year approximately 15-20 finance majors are selected for entry into the program. The application process will open again on February 14, 2015. 

News & Upcoming Events
March 31 (midnight) – 2015-16 Finance Scholars Application Deadline
March 24 – Information Session (501 Summerfield, 4:00 pm)
March 6 – Information Session (424 Summerfield, 2:15 pm)
February 26 – Finance Alumni Networking Event (The Cashew, 2000 Grand Blvd., KCMO, 5:30 - 7:30 pm)
February 14 - Finance Scholars Application process begins

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