Forté's College Fast Track to Finance Conference is an elite one-day program for undergrad women leaders interested in exploring a career in finance. There is an application to attend and room for 100 women.
Please note, students can apply to only one of these conferences in a single semester — College Fast Track to Finance or College to Business Leadership.
The Forté College Fast Track to Finance Conference will bring together undergraduate women with diverse academic backgrounds including STEM, Economics, Liberal Arts, Finance, and Communication majors. This is a great opportunity for sophomore and junior women interested in exploring career opportunities in finance, networking with business leaders and schools, and building their resume.
Applications from seniors or graduate students will not be accepted. To be considered, applicants must have a strong undergraduate academic record as well as proven leadership experience reflected in their resumes.
The cost to attend the Forté College Fast Track to Finance Conference is free, a benefit provided by our conference sponsors.
Not only is the event free, but financial support in the form of a travel stipend ($300 maximum) is available for eligible attendees to help cover some of the travel costs associated with the conference. The travel stipend is reimbursed to qualified attendees after they attend the event in its entirety. Learn more about the travel stipend.
Application Deadline: September 22, 2019
We have a limited number of seats for this program, so your application will be an important component of selection. The selection committee will review all complete applications and may follow up with a phone call or email if there are outstanding questions.
As part of your application, you will be asked to reflect on the question below in fewer than 250 words to demonstrate your interest in applying for this conference. You may want to draft this in advance.
How will attending the Forté College Conference impact your college career? What do you hope to learn from the conference? Please include how this event will support your exploration of a career in finance.
Once you complete steps 1 and 2, your application form and resume will be sent to the selection committee for review. You will be notified with a decision (admit, waitlist, decline) via email from the Forté College Team as soon as possible. Generally, this is within two weeks of an application deadline or sooner.
If admitted, an email will follow to confirm your seat and we will ask you to submit a $50 refundable deposit. This deposit will be reimbursed after you attend the event in its entirety.
Not only is the event free, a travel stipend ($300 maximum) is available for eligible attendees to offset travel costs associated with the conference. The travel stipend is reimbursed to qualified attendees after they attend the event in its entirety. Learn more about the travel stipend.