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About Cassandra Toroian Scholarship

The Cassandra Toroian Scholarship offers a distinctive opportunity for American students to receive financial support in pursuit of their academic ambitions. Established by renowned financial expert and philanthropist Cassandra Toroian, this scholarship is designed to empower the next generation of leaders by alleviating some of the financial burdens associated with higher education.

As the founder of FirstHand Research, Cassandra Toroian is dedicated to providing unbiased insights into the finance and real estate sectors. With over 25 years of experience in the financial industry, she has been recognized as a Wall Street Journal “All Star” analyst and frequently contributes to media discussions on finance and investment topics. An MBA graduate from the University of Miami, Ms. Toroian has built a remarkable career and is committed to sharing her knowledge and giving back to her community.

The Cassandra Toroian Scholarship will award a one-time $1000 scholarship to a deserving student who demonstrates academic excellence, strong leadership skills, and a dedication to understanding the US Constitution and the American legal system. The scholarship aims to support students majoring in government, law, or political science, providing financial relief that allows them to focus on their studies and future aspirations without the stress of mounting student debt.

Beyond this scholarship program, Cassandra Toroian’s dedication to philanthropy and community involvement is extensive. As a board member and director of fundraising and development for the Immanuel Shelter, she tirelessly works to support those in need. She has also served on the board of the endowment fund of Lafayette College and is an active member of the Union League of Philadelphia, which upholds American civil liberties.

Outside of her professional and philanthropic pursuits, Ms. Toroian enjoys gardening, golfing, playing tennis, and supporting puppy mill rescues. Her unwavering commitment to her clients, colleagues, and community has solidified her position as a leader in the financial industry.

The Cassandra Toroian Scholarship reflects Ms. Toroian’s commitment to inspiring and nurturing future leaders. By offering financial assistance to motivated students, she hopes to empower them to pursue their dreams and make a lasting impact in their chosen fields.

To learn more about the scholarship program, application requirements, and selection criteria, please visit We encourage all eligible students to apply and embark on this exciting journey toward achieving their academic and career goals.