Joseph Schnaier Scholarship 2022-2023

For Finance Students

Students intending to study finance are encouraged to apply for the Joseph Schnaier Scholarship for Finance Students. $1,000 will be awarded to one determined student who is studying on the road to their career in finance. A short essay is required for entry, and the winner of the contest is chosen based off of the content written in the submitted essay.

Scholarship Overview

Mr. Schnaier has a long career in finance, and he looks forward to the chance to give back to the upcoming generation of finance students through his scholarship award.

The Joseph Schnaier Scholarship for Finance Students announces our fund as open to future finance students who are located in the United States. We will provide scholarship funding to a deserving student that is studying to enter a career in the field of finance, and we aim to create further awareness for the issues shouldered by young students on their paths to a career in finance.



To apply, be a current business student at a university who is studying to become a finance professional in the United States or a  high school student that will attend university for a finance degree.

The scholarship will be given to the winner of our essay competition.  One winner will be selected with the best creative essay of under 1000 words answering the following:  

“Describe a problem in the finance industry today and how you would change it for the better as a finance professional”


One time award of $1,000


The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 15, 2023.

Winner Announced

The winner for the scholarship will be announced June 15, 2023.


How to Apply

Applicant should email their response to the essay question “Describe a problem in the finance industry today and how you would change it for the better as a finance professional” in Word Doc format to [email protected].

Along with the essay, please provide the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Name of High School and Graduation Date
  • The University that you are currently enrolled in.
  • Personal Bio
  • GPA