Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation, Inc. is pleased to offer our annual scholarship award.  The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association is a non-profit organization and an affiliate of the Security Traders Association,  The Security Traders Association, (STA), founded in 1934, is a professional trade organization that works to improve the ethics, business standards and working environment for members who are engaged in the buying, selling and trading of securities.  With 27 affiliate organizations nationally and internationally and over 5,200 members, STA is the largest organization of its kind in the world.Who Is Eligible for the Foundation ScholarshipsEligible candidates to be considered for the scholarship application should be undergraduates who are currently sophomore or junior business majors with a concentration in finance or economics and who are enrolled at a four-year state-sponsored college or university. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens.Requirements for applying for the Foundation ScholarshipsRequirements consist of a completed application form, grade point average transcript, and school and summer addresses and telephone numbers.  Also, a 500-word essay entitled “How the securities markets affect our daily lives” is required.The scholarship committee has established the following guidelines for evaluating candidates:1) Grade Point Average2) Essay3) Awards/academic honors received in and out of college4) Extracurricular/school/athletic activities5) Letters of reference (minimum 2)

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-07-31


Sponsoring Organization Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation, Inc.
Mrs. Brenda C. Blackard c/o Davenport & Co. LLC, 901 East Cary Street One James Center, 15th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

Contact Person: Linda Ludeke, Davenport Co., Foundation/Scholarships Chairperson

Phone: 804-201-1839