2007 Patricia and Harry L. Bruce Endowed Scholarship Recipient
Biography: Divya is a third year Business-Economics major with a minor in Accounting. She is currently the head coordinator of UCLA VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program) and has been involved in the organization for the past two year. She is also involved in the USAC Facilities Commission and UBS. Divya has partaken in various research projects under the guidance of Professor McGarry for the past two years. Additionally, she is a grader for Professor Ravetch.
Future Plans: Divya will pursue an internship in the finance sector this coming summer. Upon graduation in 2009, she plans to obtain a few years of work experience before going to Business school to attain her MBA. Her interest lies in finance and she would like to build her career in this field.
What does the scholarship mean to me?: I would like to thank Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Bruce for awarding me the Patricia and Harry L. Bruce Endowed Scholarship. I am honored to be the recipient of this prestigious award. This scholarship will allow me to focus on my extra-curricular activities and academics while relieving me of my financial burden. I hope to use this opportunity to spend a greater amount of time making VITA more efficient in serving the Los Angeles community.