GAR Memorial Foundation
How to Apply

Applications on paper will no longer be accepted. To apply for this scholarship, please do the following:

  1. Read the Requirements to ensure that you qualify.
  2. Complete and submit the Scholarship Application form and all required supplemental materials. Applications will be available and accepted beginning September 15th and must be submitted no later than February 16th. Any students that have limited computer access may contact on or before February 1st.
  3. Take the ACT or SAT I on or before the December test date. Test scores can be provided by the school official completing the Transcript Information section of the application.
Click here for the
application form

The application and all supporting materials must be submitted to Scholarship Management Services no later than February 16th to receive consideration.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED STARTING IN THE FALL. College scholarship money is available to offspring of those working in the financial services industry. Each GAR scholarship is worth up to $50,000 (approx. $12,500 per year) awarded to bright, hardworking high school seniors who have a financial need.
Please read the requirements and fill out an application form. The Gordon Rich Foundation provided $236,000 in college scholarships last year. The GAR Foundation currently supports 32 students in colleges across the country and has 60 alumni. Any questions please email

GAR 20th ANNIVERSARY GALA - Will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at the Press Lounge in NYC. Details to follow.

If you would like to contribute to GAR, either with an endowment pledge or a one-time gift, click here for the payment and pledge form. Or you can contact us at

In order to qualify for the GAR scholarship, parents and/or legal guardians of the student applying must have, or had, a career in the financial services industry. Click here for the definition of Financial Services and Master List of Companies.

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