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Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation Accepting Applications for 10 $5,000 Scholarships to Promote Careers in the Equipment Finance Industry

Posted 02/05/2024

Washington, DC, February 5, 2024—The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation is accepting applications for its scholarship program for the 2024-2025 academic year. Up to 10 scholarships of $5,000 each will be awarded to full-time undergraduate or full-time graduate students interested in pursuing a career in the equipment finance industry who are majoring in business, economics, finance, or a related discipline.  

This year marks five years since the launch of the Foundation scholarship program, which supports the Foundation’s mission to attract new and diverse talent to the industry. Nineteen students have received scholarships during the first four years of the program. The increase in the number of scholarships being awarded from five to 10 this year is the result of a donation from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA).

To be eligible for consideration for a scholarship in 2024, candidates must submit their applications online by May 10, 2024, and must:
  • Be a full-time undergraduate student, or full-time graduate student, as defined by the accredited educational institution they are attending;
  • Have declared his/her/their major course work to be in the field of business, economics, finance, or a related discipline; and
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Students with recommendations from professionals in the equipment finance industry will be given preference.

To learn more or to apply for a scholarship, visit https://www.leasefoundation.org/academic-programs/home/scholarship-program/.

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The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that propels the equipment finance sector—and its people—forward through industry-specific knowledge, intelligence, and student talent development programs that contribute to industry innovation, individual careers, and the advancement of the equipment leasing and finance industry. The Foundation is funded through charitable individual and corporate donations. Learn more at www.leasefoundation.org