Introducing 13 Social Impact Leaders Receiving Loan Forgiveness Awards in 2020

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The Wharton Social Impact Initiative is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the John M. Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund for Public Service. These 13 Bendheim Fellows are examples of Wharton alumni who are using their business acumen in finance, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, and more to solve the world’s mostRead More

Applications open for the John M. Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund

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Wharton MBA alumni: receive a financial award for your career in social impact. If you’re a recent graduate in a nonprofit, education, government, or social impact career, apply to join the nearly 100 different Wharton alumni who have already received $1.9 million in loan forgiveness awards. Applications are now open for the BendheimRead More

Meet 12 Social Impact Leaders Who Will Receive Loan Forgiveness Awards in 2019

The Wharton Social Impact Initiative is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the John M. Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund for Public Service. These 12 Bendheim Fellows are examples of Wharton alumni using their skills—in finance, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, and more—for social impact. A look at previous winners reveals aRead More

17 Social Impact Leaders are Awarded Loan Forgiveness

The Wharton Social Impact Initiative is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the John M. Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund for Public Service. These 17 Bendheim Fellow are examples of Wharton alumni using their skills—in finance, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, and more—for social impact. A look at previous winners reveals a diverse network ofRead More

20 Wharton Alumni to Receive Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund

Wharton Social Impact Initiative is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 recipients of the John M. Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund for Public Service. These recent Wharton alumni–now recognized as Bendheim Fellows— were selected from a pool of talented graduates, all lending their business acumen to careers in the nonprofit or public sectors.Read More

Alumni Impact Story: Matthew Stephenson, WG’11

Matthew Stephenson, WG’11, was on the precipice of a lucrative career on Wall Street when he realized his job in risk management – protecting an investment bank from credit losses – wasn’t personally fulfilling. “As exciting as my job was, my skills weren’t actually helping people,” he says. Public service wasRead More

Wharton Social Impact Initiative announces 2014 MBA loan forgiveness fund

The world of business is changing. With it, Wharton graduates’ aspirations are changing too. For recent Wharton alumni lending their business knowledge to careers in the nonprofit or public sectors, a social-impact focused fund managed by the Wharton Social Impact Initiative can help ease the burden of student loans. The John M. BendheimRead More

Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund Aids Wharton MBAs Employed In Public Service

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Wharton Social Impact Initiative is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 recipients of the John M. Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund for Public Service, an award bestowed upon graduates making an impact in the world. Managed by WSII, the Bendheim fund is designed to ease the burden of student loans for selectedRead More