Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland has announced that it will have a new scholarship named after one of its former students, Gareth Henry. The scholarship in Henry’s name will be for an undergraduate program in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics. Gareth Henry graduated in 2001, and he has gone on to work for some of the biggest name in finance and investment. He has been Managing Director at Angelo, Gordon & Co, and the Global Head of Investor Relations at Fortress Investment Group. His ability to communicate with his clients means that he regularly talks to people from the around the world.
He has seen how actuarial science and math have been incorporated into the world of finance and investment, and he believes that technology and AI will play an even more important role in the future. Gareth Henry on Quantitative Investing.
The recipient of the scholarship will have their tuition paid for at the prestigious college, but they will also receive the advice and help of Gareth Henry himself. Gareth Henry will be available to talk to the student during the year, and Henry will also help the new graduate when they are first looking to get a job. His knowledge of business and investment will be invaluable as the graduate makes his way into the job market. Gareth Henry has had many mentors in his life, and he is excited to play the role for a young student.
The degree from Heriot-Watt has many benefits. Apart from being one of the top programs in the United Kingdom, students who successfully graduate often do not have to take some of the exams required to be an actuarial professional. Students can also transfer their qualification and apply to be a member of the Society of Actuaries in North America.
The requirements for a student to obtain the scholarships is that they must be a citizen of the United Kingdom, and they must show that they require the financial aid.
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