Emerging Scholars Program
Earn more than experience
If you are a business, technology or related major who
excels academically and aspires to a financial services
​​​​​​​career, you could be eligible for an internship with benefits.

Are you an Emerging Scholar?

Designed to help promising young talent from underserved communities, the Emerging Scholars program awards 20 summer interns not only a paid 10-week position, but additional financial support and an opportunity that can help change the course of their future.

What you'll earn

In addition to salary, if selected as an Emerging Scholar, you’ll receive assistance you can use now and later on, including:
$5,000 academic
$15,570 toward student loans1
$8,000 summer housing & stipend
Future employment
​​​​​​​with TIAA

What it takes

To be considered, a potential Emerging Scholar must meet the following requirements:

• Be a rising senior and full-time student in the upcoming academic year
 at an accredited four-year college or university
• Have a history of academic excellence
• Demonstrate financial need
• Show proven leadership and passion for business, finance or technology

Why wait?

Apply by email to
1An academic year is defined as full-time fall semester followed immediately by full-time spring semester.

2Within a year of successful full-time employment, scholarship recipients will earn up to $5,250 toward student loan repayment, and will be eligible for up to $15,570 over three (3) full-time service years. All funds provided free of tax.

3Eligible to all qualified applicants regardless of school affiliation.