We are seeking talented college juniors to apply to the BlackRock Founders Scholarship. Applicants should meet the following criteria: Self-identify as Black, Hispanic, Native American, LGBT or disabled. Strong academic credentials. Demonstrate leadership in creating and sustaining more diverse, inclusive communities, on or off campus. The program offers two tracks depending on your interests: BlackRock Diversity Scholars: For applicants interested in a career in financial services, including investments, advisory and strategy, client businesses, corporate, or analytics and risk. BlackRock Coding Scholars: For applicants interested in analytics and risk, developing systems and working with Aladdin«, BlackRock's best in class technology for money and risk management. BlackRock Founders Scholars will receive a merit award of $15,000 for educational expenses and a paid summer internship with the world's largest asset manager, as well as mentorship and professional development.