For Academics and Researchers

The Foundation is committed to working with academics and industry experts just like you.

Statistical Databases

The Foundation is pleased to provide approved academics and researchers with access to two significant statistical databases, each capturing thousands of data points on equipment finance transactions and benchmarking activity, to help further industry knowledge.

Guest Lecture Program

The Guest Lecture Program is an opportunity designed for industry professionals to visit colleges and universities to increase awareness of equipment leasing and finance and attract new talent to the industry.

Scholarship Program

The Foundation's Scholarship Program is for students interested in pursuing a career in the equipment finance industry. Scholarships of $5,000 are granted annually to full-time undergraduate or full-time or part-time graduate students majoring in business, economics, finance, or a related discipline.

Grant Opportunities

The Foundation has funded millions of dollars in research grants to study key topics for and about the equipment leasing and finance industry. Are you an industry expert or leading researcher?

Internship Resources

The Foundation Internship Resource Page provides a platform for students to search some of the top companies providing internship opportunities in the field of equipment finance. LEARN MORE