Colin Powell School Santander Finance Fellowship

Site Banner, Santander Finance Fellowship


About the Fellowship

The Santander Fellowship is a highly-selective program for students who are seeking hands-on experience in the finance industry. This program provides selected students the opportunity to learn advanced financial analysis and strategic problem-solving skills, be mentored by experienced finance professionals, and connect with potential employers before graduating. Top-performing students who have completed Part I of the Financial Analysis and Decision Making Bootcamp will be invited to apply for the Fall 2022 fellowship cohort.  

About the Bootcamp:

Financial Analysis and Decision Making, Parts I and II, is a three-credit gateway course developed by former Wall Street executives that provides students with the analytical, problem-solving, and advanced Excel skills which are needed to secure entry-level roles in large financial firms. This course includes financial and data analysis, modeling, forecasting, valuation and risk. Register today on CUNYFirst. Rising sophomores and juniors are strongly encouraged to apply. Students who successfully complete Part I will be eligible for the Fall 2022 Santander Fellowship.

There are two options to register for this Spring:

ECO 21650

8-9 modules (3 credits)
For excel beginners with entry-level accounting skills. 
Part I; register for Part II in Fall 2022

Download ECO 21650 Syllabus (PDF)

ECO 21750

12-13 modules (3 credits)
For entry-level excel users with moderate accounting skills.
Parts I and II combined

Download ECO 21750 Syllabus (PDF)



Fellows will receive a $5,000 stipend for the academic year, in addition to mentorship and professional development training. 

Application & Eligibility

Students who have completed ECO 21650 will be invited to apply for the Fall 2022 fellowship. 

GPA Requirement: Overall 3.2 and above
Students must take ECO 21650 (part 1)  or the accelerated course, ECO 21750, to be eligible for the Santander Fellowship. 

Academic Year: Fellows must be in their junior year (at least 60 credits) by the start of the Fall 2022 semester. Current sophomores are eligible to apply.

*Exception: Applicants for the Fall 2022 rollout/pilot may be rising seniors in the Fall 2022 semester. After Fall 2022, the Fellows must be Juniors.


Contact Marianne Wolk and Rich Horwitz ( ), Adjunct Professors of ECO 21650 and 21750, or Ashif Hassan ( ), Finance Associate and Corporate Partnerships Manager, for any questions related to the bootcamp or the fellowship.

Click here to read our press release about Santander's Finance Boot Camp and Fellowship Program Initiative.

Last Updated: 03/09/2022 13:17