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 students must meet the following criteria:
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.
Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.
Students must be attending college as an in-state student.
In the form below, please 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.
To apply for this scholarship, please complete the form below in its entirety.
Applications are due by December 31, 2020.
The Dan Calugar Finance Scholarship will be awarded to one (1) student via the following process:
One candidate with the best submission will be selected in January of 2021.
The winner will be notified by email and will have two (2) weeks to accept the award. Failure to accept the award within two (2) weeks shall disqualify that candidate, and a new winner will be selected in their place.
If the winner accepts the scholarship, The Dan Calugar Finance Scholarship committee reserves the right to request additional information from you, including but not limited to documentation in support of the information you provide.