Wed, 02 Dec 2020

The Michael Shah Scholarship Program is now accepting submissions from post-secondary and soon-to-be post-secondary students who require financial assistance in pursuit of their academic goals and dreams.

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / November 17, 2020 / Competition is now open and underway for the four financial prizes offered by the newly-established Michael Shah Scholarship Program. Three prizes of one thousand dollars and one prize of two thousand dollars will soon be released to four worthy students, pending judgment of their applications.

The Michael Shah Scholarship Program was created to encourage and give aid to promising, hard-working students who have been disproportionately affected by the recent economic downturn prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak and spread of COVID-19 has caused unemployment rates to rise precipitously in the United States and Canada over the last nine months, causing substantial financial hardships for high school and post-secondary students who are often the first to lose their jobs. The Michael Shah Scholarship Program recognizes that, for a great deal of students, pursuing an academic career without some kind of employment or access to a steady income is a near-impossibility. After all, tuition, lodgings, and course materials are far from inexpensive. The financial prizes offered by the Michael Shah Scholarship Program aim to mitigate these costs, if only partially.

Outside of producing a formal letter of acceptance from a legitimately recognized institution of higher learning, all entrants have to do in order to qualify for the prizes is compose a five hundred word essay that meets two simple criteria. First, it must explicitly demonstrate the student's need for financial assistance. Second, it must detail an intended long-term career path after graduation. The competition is open to all post-secondary students studying within North America. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2021.

Good luck to all those who apply!

About Michael Shah

Michael Shah is the founder and CEO of DelShah Capital, LLC.

Long an enthusiastic proponent of higher education, Michael attended Harvard University, where he graduated magna cum laude, earning a bachelor's degree in chemistry. From there, he went on to earn a master's degree in finance and economics from the London School of Economics, only to return to Harvard, this time to study law, ultimately placing first in his graduating class. Michael Shah has received numerous awards for academic achievement, including the Sears Prize in both 2001 and 2002, and the Fay Diploma in 2003.

Upon entering the professional world, Michael Shah joined the mergers and acquisitions division of the law firm Wachtel, Lipton, Rosen & Katz based out of New York City. Here, he specialized in handling negotiations and bankruptcies, as well as overseeing complex deal structuring. In 2006, Michael Shah decided to break out on his own. He refinanced and recapitalized his family's Park Hill apartment complex to create over twenty million dollars in operating capital, which was more than enough to finance the establishment of his own company: DelShah Capital, a vertically-integrated real estate, private equity, and asset management firm. Since its inception, DelShah Capital has consistently produced superlative risk-adjusted returns through intelligent investment in residential, commercial, and mixed-use real estate.


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