Divya Sudhakar

2008 Robert D. & Margaret A. Wark Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Biography: Divya Sudhakar is a fourth-year Business Economics major with a Minor in Accounting. She will resume her research under the guidance of Professor McGarry this year. Her focus is on the econometrics of financial aid and she expects to complete her thesis at the end of the Fall Quarter 2008. Divya is also involved in the Undergraduate Business Society as one of the Investment Banking Committee managers. In addition to this, Divya will continue her position on the board of the USAC Facilities Commission. She has been involved in the commission for the past three years and has focused on Westwood-related issues.

Future Plans: Divya completed an internship at Credit Suisse Investment Bank this past summer. After graduating from UCLA, she will be joining Credit Suisse as a full time analyst for two years. In the future, Divya plans to attain her Masters of Business Administration.

What does the scholarship mean to me?: I would like to thank the donors of the Robert and Margaret Wark Memorial Scholarship. I am honored to be chosen as the recipient of this award for the 2008-2009 academic year. This contribution will not only ease my financial burden, but will also allow me to focus on my extra-curricular activities and studies.The Robert and Margaret Wark Memorial Scholarship reinforces my belief that hard work and determination will be recognized. With this being my last year at UCLA, I look forward to taking this opportunity to accomplish the goals that I set forth to achieve at the beginning of my freshman year.