Fall 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Fall 2019 Scholarship Recipients

The Museum is proud to announce that Mawufemor Garfo and Yenka Silberstein have received the Museum Finance Academy’s merit scholarships for the Fall 2019 semester.

Mawufemor Garfo 

Mawufemor is a 16-year-old senior attending Bronx International High School. Originally from Ghana, he aspires to attend Cornell University and wants to pursue a career in Software Engineering. He loves editing, coding, reading, exploring new ideas and taking risks. In his leisure time, he plays basketball, soccer and volleyball.

Yenka Silberstein  

Yenka is a 15-year-old junior at Manhattan Centre for Science and Mathematics. He plans to attend a leading university and work in investment banking with the goal of subsequently moving into asset management. He is passionate about financial education and has started a project to educate underprivileged children about how to manage their money to ensure they have a prosperous financial future. In his free time, Yenka plays chess and has competed in tournaments in Barcelona (winning a regional junior title in 2012-13) and Australia.