College Scholarships for Offspring of Financial Industry Workers
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The Gordon A. Rich (GAR) Foundation announced that it is accepting applications for its annual college scholarship program. The program supports high-performing high school seniors whose parents or guardians work in the financial services industry but cannot afford the full cost of college. GAR scholarships are four-year commitments of up to $50,000 per scholar. The application deadline is February 13rd, 2013.
Last year, GAR awarded a total of $236,000 and currently supports 24 students in colleges and universities across the country. Now in its eleventh year, GAR has financed students majoring in a wide range of subjects, including: engineering, accounting, chemistry, and women's studies. Their parents and guardians work at a wide range of institutions from Citibank and Morgan Stanley, to HR Block, Bank of Hawaii and Hanover Insurance Company.
For application and more information: www.gordonrich.org.
The GAR Foundation was established in 2001 by the co-workers of Gordon A. Rich, co- head of Mergers and Acquisitions at Credit Suisse who died in a car accident at age 43. Board members include: George Hornig (Pine Bridge Investments), Doug Braunstein (JP Morgan Chase), David DeNunzio (Credit Suisse).
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