Invest in Success FAQ's


About The Program

What are the costs associated with participating in “Invest in Success”?

There is a refundable admission deposit due upon enrollment in the program. Scholars are responsible for all transportation costs to and from events. Food will be provided at designated events.*

How long is the program?

The entire Invest in Success experience spans two academic years.

When and where are the Finance Academy sessions held?

Various locations throughout the greater NYC area.

Are Finance Academy sessions mandatory?

Sessions are 100% mandatory.

Are students given money to invest?

No, students are not unanimously given money to invest. However, students will engage in several competitions and simulations in which the winning prize may be cash for the student to investment or an already purchased investment security that will be transferred to the winner.


Can I participate in “Invest in Success” if I don’t live in the NYC Area?

The program is only open to New York City and New Jersey high school students. However, please stay tuned as we expand to other cities in the near future.

Can I participate although I am not a U.S citizen?

All participants be U.S citizens or permanent legal residents.


How do I submit my application?

All applications should be completed online.  Official transcripts and any additional information should be sent to us via email:  Applications must be 100% complete when submitted. Partial applications will not be accepted.

Is there an interview?


I have questions about the application. What should I do?

Refer to the application guide for answers to your questions. If you have additional questions not addressed in the guide, feel free to send an email to and someone will promptly reply to you.

When will the application be available?

The application goes live every September. Please check our home page and social media platforms for updates.