2018 Harold R. Mortenson Endowed Scholarship Recipient
Biography: Kirk Lam is currently a junior at UCLA double majoring in Business Economics and Statistics. He was born and raised in Hong Kong. At UCLA, Kirk is the president of Bruin Value Investing, a finance organization that manages a real-money fund, and he is also involved in Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity. He has completed internship in investment banking, private equity and business development. In his free time, Kirk enjoys soccer, reading and traveling to new places.
Future Plans: Kirk plans to pursue a career in investment banking. This summer, he will be interning at Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s investment banking division in Los Angeles. Through his internship, Kirk hopes to gain invaluable knowledge and skills that will help him succeed in the financial industry.
What does this scholarship mean to me?: I am extremely grateful and honored to receive the Harold R. Mortenson Endowed Scholarship Fund Award. I would like to thank Mr. Mortenson, the Scholarship Donors and the Economics Department very much. Their generosity and dedication to help out UCLA students is very much appreciated. I plan to use the scholarship to assist with my educational expenses.