Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Finance Scholars

Students apply in sophomore year for admission to this select group, comprised of 30 high-performing junior and senior finance majors who are interested in Wall Street careers.

Requirements for admission include:

  • A minimum 3.2 GPA
  • Track record of involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Prior internship history
  • Personal essay

Participants benefit from résumé reviews, mock interviews, meetings with Fordham alumni in finance, networking help and general education on the finance industry, all under the guidance of finance mentor Lisa Henkoff.

At the end of the most recent academic year, more than three-quarters of our Finance Scholars reported receiving internships in front-office positions at major banks, including Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan, GE Capital Risk and Goldman Sachs.



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