SIFMA is pleased to support the SIFMA Scholarship Program, offering financial assistance for college education to children of employees at SIFMA member firms, who exhibit academic excellence, commitment to service and leadership potential.
SIFMA strongly believes in the value of education. Through the SIFMA Scholarship Program, our community seeks to recognize outstanding candidates who would benefit from an opportunity to succeed through an investment in their education. By doing so, we hope to support the next generation of contributors to society in the field of their choice – whether it be finance, medicine, technology or the next “big thing.”
Terms and Conditions
The SIFMA (Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association) Scholarship Program offers financial assistance for college education to children of SIFMA member firms.
Applicants to the SIFMA Scholarship Program must:
- Be dependent* children, age 25 and under, of SIFMA members in good standing as of the application deadline date (*dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children, legal wards or stepchildren living in the member’s household or primarily supported by the member).
- Be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
- Recipients who are receiving renewable scholarship awards from older SIFMA programs are not eligible.
- Children of SIFMA employees are not eligible.
Interested students must complete the application and mail it along with a complete transcript of grades to Scholarship Management Services postmarked no later than May 15.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of educational and career goals, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an applicant appraisal. Financial need will be considered in determining the amount of each award.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship Management Services. In no instance does any SIFMA officer or member play a part in the selection.
Notification of Recipients
All applicants will be notified by July whether or not they have been selected to receive an award.