Thank you for your interest in the 2020-2021 UCLA Sharpe Fellows Program - Investment Banking. The Sharpe Fellows Program annually selects the top undergraduate business students, and are supported by alumni, community members, and employers who are invested in the career and professional development needs of Sharpe Fellows. In order to be considered for the program, you MUST complete the entire application and submit all required documents.  

Program Eligibility

Sharpe Fellows is open to ALL undergraduate academic majors at UCLA. Additional requirements:

  • Sophomore standing (graduating December 2021 - June 2022)
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, (note that priority/preference will be given to students with a 3.5 GPA or higher)
  • Demonstrated understanding of investment banking and desire to pursue a career in it

Application Information

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, January 24 by 11:59 p.m. (PST)
Selected students will be invited to First Round Interviews on Tuesday, February 4, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Final Round Interviews will be held on Friday, February 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please hold these dates and times if you're interested in moving forward in the process. A mandatory orientation for selected Sharpe Fellows will take place the evening of Tuesday, February 11. 

NOTE: If you are invited to interview, you MUST be able to do interviews in-person. There will be NO phone or video conferencing options available. Success in the Sharpe Fellows Program requires that you are on UCLA's campus for winter and spring quarter.

Please have all documents and materials ready before beginning the application below. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For questions regarding this program, please contact the Partnership UCLA team at, or call 310-825-5242.

 *If you are also interested in Consulting/Finance/Tech cohorts for Sharpe Fellows, that application will open Fall 2020.

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