Mark R Graham Grant

Mark R Graham Grant

Mark R. Graham has made a name for himself in the alternative asset sector for two decades. He co-founded New York-based private equity firm Drake, Goodwin & Graham, where he has been instrumental in overseeing major acquisitions in a variety of industries. Prior to this, Mr. Graham served as a Vice President in the Mergers & Acquisition department of Morgan Stanley & Co, working on transactions for top companies such as ATT, Sun Microsystems, and Philips NV. Mr. Graham’s professional experience also includes working as an associate at Bracewell LLP, a Houston-based law firm.

We are accepting applications for 2023
„Mark R Graham Grant“


Mark R Graham is thrilled to announce the establishment of a scholarship in his name.
The Mark R Graham Grant seeks to attract qualified students attending accredited Universities from around the United States.
Interested students will be asked to write 500-700 word essays that answer the question “How do you see yourself evolving and growing over the next 10 years?”
The winners name will be proudly posted on this website.

Grant Amount

One Time of $1,000 will be awarded to the author of the best and most entertaining essay.

Submission Deadline:    May 25, 2023

Winner Announcement: June 10, 2023


To qualify for this grant, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Attend an accredited United States based university.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average.
  • Complete an original essay and submit with application.
  • Essay Topics

  • How do you see yourself evolving and growing over the next 10 years?
  • Essay Requirements

To qualify for the grant, please follow the essay guidelines below:

  • Written in English.
  • 500-700 words
  • Original, no plagiarized content.
  • Content should be well written and descriptive.
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