Bala and Santhi Maniam Finance Scholarship

Dr. Bala Maniam joined Sam Houston State University in July 1997 as an assistant Professor of Finance and moved up the ranks to become a Professor of Finance in 2006 and was designated as TSUS Regents’ Professor in 2013 and then SHSU Distinguished Professor in 2015. He served as the chair of the department from 2008-2011. Dr. Bala Maniam was also the recipient of the Excellence in Research, Teaching and Service awards, and Minnie Stevens Piper Professor. Dr. Santhi Maniam was a former math teacher before becoming a medical doctor. The Maniams have two children and they reside in Houston, Texas.

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