The Jennett Finance Scholars Program is a unique program in the School of Business that provides participants with a broad overview of careers in finance 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 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. Jennett Finance Scholar members at the New York Stock Exchange

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, two Friday seminars designed to provide an in-depth view of the financial industry and careers, as well as provide practical training in modeling and valuation.

Each year approximately 15-20 finance majors are selected for entry into the program. The 2021-22 application process is currently open.


  • November 9, 2020: Application opens
  • November 17, 2020: Info session on Zoom
  • December 7, 2020 (end of day): Application closes
  • Mid- to late-January 2021: Interviews

The school and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
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