About the Bridgehouse Scholarship Program
The Bridgehouse Scholarship Program is designed to educate young people between 18 and 22 years of age about the world of investing and to introduce the personality traits that are outlined in a typical Know-Your-Client (KYC) form—an information form you need to fill out to open an investment account. The Program gives students the opportunity to win one of ten $2,000 scholarships and includes a multiple-choice money personality quiz with an essay-based question.
In February 2010, the Canadian government launched a task force to look into the financial literacy of Canadians. The Task Force on Financial Literacy released its findings in February 2011 in a report entitled, Canadians and Their Money. The report makes recommendations on how to improve financial literacy of all Canadians.
The Bridgehouse Scholarship Program was created in response to the recommendations of the Task Force. The purpose of the Program is to promote investor knowledge and financial responsibility, especially among younger Canadians, and to provide financial assistance for students pursuing post-secondary education.
The Bridgehouse Scholarship Program, launched in 2012, was recognized at the Morningstar Awards as the winner of the IFIC Investor Education Award. The Program is run annually each spring.
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About Bridgehouse Asset Managers
Bridgehouse Asset Managers, a trade name of Brandes Investment Partners & Co., offers tried-and-true investment solutions to Canadians, leveraging the expertise of three world-class investment managers. In everything we do, we consider our clients. We are committed to partnering with investment professionals to help Canadians reach their financial goals and become smarter investors.
We are defined by our:
- Independence in ownership and thinking, which enables us to truly align with clients’ goals, and do the right thing for client portfolios and businesses—today and tomorrow.
- Dedication to advancing investor knowledge, demonstrated through our commitment to developing investor knowledge initiatives that help Canadians make informed decisions.
- Commitment to our community, dedicating time and financial support to charities that positively impact the lives of Canadians and make a real difference in our community.
You can learn more about investing and the Bridgehouse Funds on our corporate website, www.bridgehousecanada.com.
Brandes Investment Partners® is a registered trademark of Brandes Investment Partners, L.P., in the United States and Canada, used under licence by Brandes Investment Partners & Co. Units of the Bridgehouse Funds are available through registered dealers only.