On Monday, July 21, TD Ameritrade Institutional President Tom Nally and student scholarship and university grant winners representing the next generation of financial professionals will ring the NYSE Closing Bell. This event will include University of Georgia Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics professors John Grable and Joe Goetz.
In an effort to help attract a new generation of professionals to the financial advice industry, TD Ameritrade Institutional has awarded its annual scholarships to 10 deserving and talented students enrolled in undergraduate financial planning programs. The 2014 recipients receive scholarship awards valued at $5,000. Seven of this year’s winners will celebrate their achievement with a trip to New York City as guests of TD Ameritrade to tour the famed trading floor of the NYSE.
In addition to students, heads of the Univ. of Georgia and Texas A&M financial planning departments will be on hand. These universities received $50,000 and $25,000 grants respectively for their innovative financial planning education programs.
Scholarship and Grant Recipients:
Trent Strang, Olivet (Miss.) College
Catherine Traylor, Louisiana State University
Mariah Bausch, Kansas State University
Peter Blehl, William Paterson University
Timi Jorgensen, Utah Valley University
Lauren Loucks, Utah Valley University
Patrick Portman, Western Kentucky University
Mariel Braun, Texas A&M (Grant)
Nathaniel Harness, Texas A&M (Grant)
John Grable, University of Georgia (Grant)
Joe Goetz, University of Georgia (Grant)
Faculty member Matt Goren quoted in Psychology Today article
Assistant professor joins cohort of scholars funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Information session scheduled for October 10
Only 12 awarded scholarships. Two recipients come from UGA.
The first lecture during our study abroad tour was at the Bank of Greece.