The Museum is proud to announce that Krish Bhandari, James Henry Cornell, Amin Ibrahim, Luna Vilarino and Yuting Zou have earned merit scholarships as top achievers in the Fall 2023 semester of the Museum Finance Academy.
Krish Bhandari ($1,000) is a 16-year-old junior at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, New York. He enjoys solving math competition problems, playing chess and lifting weights. His dream is to become an entrepreneur.
James Henry Cornell ($500) is a 17-year-old senior at the Hudson School in Hoboken, New Jersey. He is drawn to finance as a future career because he enjoys the quantitative and logical aspects of working with numbers and real-world currency.
Amin Ibrahim ($500) is a 16-year-old junior at James Madison High School in Brooklyn, New York. He is particularly interested in the IT field and spends a lot of time in engineering, programming and other IT-related workshops.
Luna Vilarino ($500) is a 16-year-old junior at Beacon High School in Manhattan, New York. She co-founded a banned book club and spends much of her time volunteering at a local donation center that works closely with parents who are struggling to provide their children with vital care.
Yuting Zou ($500) is a 16-year-old junior at James Madison High School in Brooklyn, New York. He hopes to attend Baruch College in the future and plans to major in business or finance. His hobbies include reading novels and playing badminton.