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  2013 Scholarships

Brooklyn Law School

A contribution of $10,000 is made to the Brooklyn Law School scholarship fund for one or more students who are current or former employees or interns at the SEC and are interested in pursuing employment at the SEC.  Scholarships are awarded in the fall semester, with payment toward tuition in the spring semester.
 

For information about the ASECA scholarship, please contact:

Roberta S. Karmel
Centennial Professor of Law and Co-Director
Center for Study of International Business Law
Brooklyn Law School
250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780-7946
E-mail: roberta.karmel@brooklaw.edu

The 2011-2012 scholarships were awarded to:

  • Peter DeMato, Jr., Brooklyn, NY, former intern, SEC Division of Enforcement and New York Regional Office
  • Samuel Costain Gray, Brooklyn, NY, former extern, SEC Division of Enforcement 

The 2012-2013 scholarships were awarded to:

  • Margaret Corchado, Bronx, NY, intern, SEC Division of Enforcement (January-April 2012)
  • Tyler A. O’Reilly, Brooklyn, NY, intern, Asset Management Unit, SEC Division of Enforcement, New York Regional Office (Fall 2012)

Georgetown University Law Center

A scholarship of $10,000 is awarded each year to a student enrolled in the J.D. or LL.M. program who is a current or former employee of the SEC.  Scholarships are awarded in the fall semester, with payment toward tuition in the spring semester.

For information about the ASECA scholarship, please contact:

Albert Lauber
Director of Taxation, Securities & Financial Regulation, and
International Business and Economic Law LL.M. Programs
Georgeown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
 

  • The 2011-2012 scholarship was awarded to Adam F. Turk, Washington, DC, an attorney-adviser in the SEC Division of Corportion Finance who is enrolled in the LL.M program.
  • The 2012-2013 scholarship was awarded to Charles Lee, Washington, DC, attorney-adviser, SEC Division of Corporation Finance; enrolled in LL.M program.

Howard University School of Law

A scholarship of $10,000 is awarded each year to a second or third year law student who has demonstrated an interest in seeking employment with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

The scholarship award will be based on academic merit, demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, and an  interest in SEC employment.  Interest in SEC employment may be evidenced by, including but not limited to, enrollment in securities regulation classes, participation in the SEC summer honors program, employment as an intern at the SEC, or scholarly research in the securities regulation area. 

Applicants must submit a letter of transmittal, a personal statement, and a resume to the Admissions and FInancial Aid Committee.  The personal statement should set forth the applicant's reasons for being interested in employment at the SEC. 

Northwestern University School of Law

A scholarship of $10,000 is awarded each year to a second or third year law student who has demonstrated an interest in seeking employment with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.  The scholarship may be split between several students.

The scholarship award will be based on academic performance, demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, extra-curricular activities, and interest in SEC employment.  Interest in SEC employment may be evidenced in many ways, including enrollment in securities regulation classes, participation in the SEC summer honors program, employment as an intern at the SEC, or scholarly research in the securities regulation area. 

Initial screening of scholarship applicants will be conducted by a committee of Northwestern Law School faculty members chaired by Professor David S. Ruder, a former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Final selection of the award recipient or recipients will be made by ASECA.

Students applying for the scholarship should submit a letter of transmittal, a personal statement, and a resume to Professor Ruder at d-ruder@law.northwestern.edu, with a copy to m-martinez@law.northwestern.edu.  The personal statement should set forth the applicant’s reasons for being interested in employment at the SEC, and discuss each of the criteria contained in the second paragraph of this communication. 

The application for the ASECA Scholarship should be sent to Professor Ruder by June 30, 2011.  The applicant should include contact information for the summer.   Interviews of the scholarship finalists will be held during the period first few weeks of the fall 2011 semester.

  •  The 2011-2012 scholarship was awarded to Tracy Ke, Chicago, IL, former intern, SEC Division of Enforcement and Office of Inspector General.
  • The 2012-2013 scholarship was awarded to Amanda Leese, Chicago, IL, summer honors legal intern, SEC Divsion of Corporation Finance.

Stanford Law School

A scholarship of $10,000 is awarded each year to a law student who is interested in a career with the SEC and/or the field of securities law. 

  • The 2011-2012 scholarship was awarded to Rachel Gibbons, Mansfield MA, former intern, San Francisco Regional Office
  • The 2012-2013 scholarship was also awarded to Stefanie Shih, Los Angeles, CA

The George Washington University

A scholarship of $5,000, named in honor of Ernest Ten Eyck,  is awarded each year to an undergradute accounting major in the School of Business with preference given to a student who is interested in working at the SEC or has an interest in public accounting.


For information about the ASECA scholarship, please contact:

John B. Kendrick
Senior Executive Director of Development, Planned Giving
The George Washington University
2100 M Street, N.W., Suite 301
Washington, DC 20037

  •  The 2012-2013 scholarship was awarded to Gabrielle Viscomi, Randolph, NJ.

SEC Staff Scholarships

Up to 10 scholarships of $3,000 each are available to SEC support staff who fulfill the application requirements. These scholarships are available to secretaries, paralegals, technical support staff, file clerks and other administrative staff who have worked at the SEC full-time for more than one year. The award must be used toward an accredited undergraduate degree-granting program to further the applicant’s professional goals.  Applications to fund graduate programs will not be considered.

DEADLINE EXTENDED
The deadline for applications for scholarships for 2014 has been extended to January 11, 2014.  Click here for detailed information about the application  process and requirements.

Scholarships for 2013 were awarded to the following:

  • Scholarship Recipients at the dinner – to receive certificates:
  • Charlene Dudley, Program Analyst Office of Compliance Inspections & Examinations
  • LaTanya D. House-Simpson, Program Support Assistant Division of Investment Management
  • Sheila McCoy, Administrative Assistant (recent promotion) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (previous winner 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Alysia R. Morrow, Research Specialist Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Office (previous winner 2008, 2010, 2012)

Scholarship Recipients not present – listed in program:

  • Jeri A. Abbott, Legal Assistant, Chicago Regional Office(previous winner 2010)
  • Tracey L. Allen, Legal Technician, Chicago Regional Office (previous winner 2010, 2012)
  • Patricia Banson, Program Analyst, Office of International Affairs (previous winner 2011, 2012)
  • Janet Hall, Legal Assistant, Enforcement Division Chicago Regional Office (previous winner 2012)
  • Jennifer L. Patterson, Program Support Assistant, Fort Worth Regional Office (previous winner 2009, 2011)
  • Vernita Rogers, Legal Technician, Enforcement Division Chicago Regional Office

Scholarships for 2012 were awarded to the following:

  • Andrea C. Alexis, New York Regional Office
  • Tracey L. Allen, Chicago Regional Office
  • Patricia Banson, Office of International Affairs
  • Shara Brooks, Office of the General Counsel
  • Janet Hall, Chicago Regional Office
  • Chantelle E. Johnson, New York Regional Office 
  • Magdi Mekhail, Office of Information Technology
  • Carlton Middleton, Office of Compliance Inspections & Examinations
  • Alysia R. Morrow, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Office
  • Lamica Reed, Office of Information Technology
  • Ronita Warren, Division of Enforcement

For further information, contact the ASECA Executive Director at:
info@secalumni.org
202-462-1211