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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 info@gordonrich.org.

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

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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 info@gordonrich.org.

 

The Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation (“GAR”) was created to honor the memory of Gordon Rich. Gordon was an individual of extraordinary talent, energy and persistence with a passion for life. He was extremely bright, hard working, a superb athlete, an accomplished pianist, a master chef and wine connoisseur, an advisor to corporations and their leaders and a loving father and husband. His effusive personality combined with a genuine interest in the well being of others yielded him a plethora of friends from all walks of life.

GAR's mission is to award grants to support the higher education goals of its recipients. The recipients of GAR scholarships are exceptionally qualified high school students with demonstrated financial need whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial services industry. You can view the Master List of companies which meet this definition; however, this list is not exhaustive. If you feel that a company which is not on the list meets this definition, please send an email to info@gordonrich.org with the name, location, phone number, and description of the organization.

The GAR Foundation awards a maximum of seven scholarships a year, the amount of each awards is up to $12,500.00 renewable for four years.

 

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