Puelicher Center Scholarship: The Puelicher Center is offering several scholarships between $1,000 and $2,500/yr to students interested in careers in the financial service sector.  To be eligible, students must: a) be juniors or seniors in the School of Business, b) follow the curriculum outlined below, and c) have a strong interest in a career in banking, defined to include commercial banking, investment banking, insurance, investments or financial planning.

Chris M. Bauer Undergraduate Scholarship: The Puelicher Center is offering several scholarships between $500 - $2,000/yr to students interested in careers in the financial service sector.  To be eligible, students must: be juniors or seniors in the School of Business and have a strong interest in commercial banking and/or financial intermediary services.

To apply, submit a transcript, a resume, and a brief statement describing your interest in a career in banking to Kelley Cory in room 5181 Grainger Hall.

Eligibility

To qualify for undergraduate Puelicher Center Scholarships, students must plan on taking Finance 410 and 610 as part of their program. Nonfinance majors are eligibility as long as they take Finance 410 and 610.

The following course descriptions are subject to change. For official course listings, refer to the UW-Madison Online Course Catalog.

410 Bank Management. I, SS; 3 cr. Management of depository financial intermediaries with primary emphasis on commercial banks. Topics include bank regulation, liquidity and reserve position management, loan pricing and analysis, investment portfolio problems and overall asset liability management. P: Finance 300, Econ 330 or Finance 305.

610 Bank Simulation and Strategy. I SS; 3 cr. Covers advanced asset-liability, hedging, tax minimization, merger/acquisitions and economic value added strategies for depository financial institutions. Students practice these strategies by managing their own bank in computer simulation model, merging with or acquiring other student’s banks using M&A software, and by playing a foreign exchange trading simulation.

If you would like more detail on the above courses, visit the schools instructional web site at: http://instruction.bus.wisc.edu/courses