The Robert Toigo Foundation


The 2018 Fellowship Application is now Live!
Click here to start your application.

Catapult is an unparalleled training experience that provides exposure to the Toigo network of top professionals (including Toigo Alumni) and top firms. The relationships established at this program literally catapults participants beyond business school to a thriving career in the finance industry. For access to this event, you must be a minority candidate planning to enroll in business school in either Fall 2018 or Fall 2019 with a commitment to pursue a career in finance. If you are enrolling in business school Fall 2018, you are encouraged to apply for the Toigo Fellowship (save $75 on Catapult if you apply for the Toigo Fellowship!). Registration deadline extended to noon PDT Friday April 6th!

April 17 – April 20, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA

Finance Panels & Workshops | April 17th – 18th
Career Expo & Quant Camp Training | April 19th – 20th

Who Attends

Toigo Fellowship applicants, those who are considering applying, and minority talent rising into business school Fall 2018 or Fall 2019. While this event is no longer a mandatory element to remain eligible for the Fellowship, applicants are strongly encouraged to attend. While not required as part of the Fellowship selection process, it is the best way to get on Toigo’s radar–and the firms’. Good news: Your $75 Toigo Fellowship application fee will be applied toward your tuition as a discount. Don’t delay–space is limited and registration closes Friday March 30th.

What to Expect

Four days of pure finance. Direct exposure to dozens of firms actively looking for diverse talent. Industrial strength quantitative training. An opportunity to expand your network. This is Catapult.

Explore different career paths with leaders from top firms

INVESTMENT BANKING with Bank of America, Barclays, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, William Blair & Co., and more!
PRIVATE WEALTH MANAGEMENT with J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management and Goldman, Sachs & Co.
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT with T. Rowe Price, Capital Group, Dimensional Fund Advisors, PIMCO, Vanguard, William Blair & Co.
Firms are being added daily.


Cost of Attendance

There is a mandatory, yet nominal, participation fee per candidate that is due upon registration. Attendees are responsible to arrange their own transportation and accommodations. Toigo covers all other costs of this program (approximately $1,500 per attendee) thanks to the generous support of our donors. These costs include rental of meeting space, food & beverage throughout the event, bus transport to offsite events (if applicable), program materials, etc. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Fellowship applicants can save $75 on the Catapult application fee.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Ethnic minorities
  • Applying to or accepted into an accredited US-based program (2-year is typical but includes JD/MBA, Masters in Real Estate, Masters in Finance) with plans to matriculate Fall 2018 or Fall 2019
  • Interested in pursuing a career in finance

Register Now  Selection Process

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