Scholarships for American Indians


Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities

Goldman Sachs Scholarship For Excellence

Goldman, Sachs & Company
Attn: Human Capital Management
Diversity Recruiting
180 Maiden Lane,23rd Floor
New York, NY 10038
(212) 855-6184                                  


To provide financial assistance and work experience to Native American and other underrepresented minority students preparing for a career in the financial services industry.


This program is open to undergraduate students of

  • Black
  • Hispanic
  • Native American heritage.

Applicants must be entering their sophomore or junior year with a GPA of 3.4 or higher. Students with all majors and disciplines are encouraged to apply, but they must be able to demonstrate an interest in the financial services industry.

Along with their application, they must submit 2 essays of 500 words or fewer on the following topics:

  • 1) why they are interested i the financial services industry
  • 2) their current involvement with a campus or community-based organization

Selection is based on

  • academic achievement
  • interest in the financial services industry
  • community involvement
  • and demonstrated leadership
  • teamwork capabilities.

Financial data 

Sophomores receive a stipend of $5,000, a summer internship at Goldman Sachs that pays a salary of $7,500, an opportunity to receive a second award upon successful completion of the internship. Juniors receive a stipend of $7,500 and a summer internship at Goldman Sachs that pays a salary of $7,500.


Up to 2 years.

Additional information 

This program was initiated in 1994 when it derived only students at 4 designed Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Florida A&M University, Howard University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College. It has since been expanded to serve underrepresented minority students in all states.

Number awarded 

1 or more each year.


December of each year.