Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence Program

The Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence Program is an integral part of our diversity recruiting effort, helping to attract Black, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American undergraduate students to careers at Goldman Sachs.

The scholarship is a reflection of our Business Principles and is awarded to recognize outstanding students and the achievements they have made. Upon acceptance of a summer internship offer, SFE recipients will be awarded up to $15,000* and have a leadership opportunity as a GS Campus Ambassador on their respective campuses.

Application Checklist:

To be considered for the Scholarship for Excellence, you must complete the following steps:

1. Complete an application online using our events portal at and selecting ‘Interviews’ under Event Type.

2. Please explain which one of our fourteen Business Principles you identify with the most. Business principles can be found by using the following link,

a. Applicants may choose one of the following mediums for submission: 450 word essay, 2 minute video, or slide presentation.

b. You may submit an essay or slide presentation via the online application. Slides should be in PDF format. Videos submissions should be emailed to

3. Invited candidates will travel to Goldman Sachs for an in-person evaluation of the Business Principle presentation.

Deadline: The application deadline is Sunday, November 16 by 11:59 p.m.


For questions regarding the application process, please contact

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