Explore Available Scholarships
Our variety of scholarships allow more people to participate in CFA Program. View our full list of scholarships below or take advantage of our scholarship assessment tool to find the scholarship best suited for you. All scholarships include a waived enrollment fee and discounted registration.
|Who Is This For?||Registration Discount||Application Deadline|
|Access Scholarship||For individuals who may not be able to afford the program fees. Applicants must meet all CFA Program enrollment requirements.||Exam registration reduced to USD250||1 March–15 September, to be used for exams the following year|
|Women's Scholarship||For women who are interested in earning the CFA charter, do not qualify for other CFA Institute scholarships, and have not yet registered for their next exam.||Exam registration reduced to USD350||Applications will be accepted for the June 2020 exam cycle beginning in August|
|Student Scholarship||For students currently attending an affiliated university.||Exam registration reduced to USD350||8 February for the June exams|
|Professor Scholarship||For university and college professors of finance, economics, business, and those professors teaching topics found in the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK™).||Exam registration reduced to USD350||1 February for the June exam and 1 September for the December exam|
|Regulator Scholarship||For full-time, qualified employees of non-profit entities that supervise or regulate the operations, standards of practice or business conduct of the investment management industry.||Exam registration reduced to USD350||1 February for the June exam and 1 September for the December exam|
|Media Scholarship||For full-time or contract employees of media organizations that communicate and distribute financial news, data, and education.||Exam registration reduced to USD350||1 February for the June exam and 1 September for the December exam|
Benefits for US Service Members and Veterans
CFA Institute accommodates veterans and promotes our designation within the service. US military ranks of E-5 and above are designated as leadership positions; four years of this work experience would qualify as the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree for entry into CFA Program.
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US service members or veterans can receive tuition reimbursement for CFA Program through the Department of Veteran’s Affairs.