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 ​CFA® Program Scholarships

Our mission to lead the investment profession globally by setting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence, includes offering educational opportunities to current and future stewards of the world's investment markets.

CFA Program scholarships contribute to the vision of serving the interests of investors and society by promoting awareness of CFA Institute programs and by providing access to those programs to individuals who would otherwise be unable to afford full price. Not sure which scholarship is right for you? Use CFA Institute's scholarship assessment tool to find the best scholarship for you.

Click here for more information on CFA Institute's scholarships.

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​Scholarship
​Who is Eligible?
Registration Discount​
​Access Scholarship
​Any individuals who may not be able to afford the program fees. Applicants must meet all CFA Program enrollment requirements.

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Exam reigstration reduced to $250 USD
​Women's Scholarship
​Women who are interested in earning the CFA charter, do not qualify for other CFA Institute scholarships, and who have not yet registered for their next exam. 

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​Exam registration reduced to $350 USD
Student Scholarship
​Students currently attending an affiliated university and who have not yet registered for their next exam.

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​​Exam registration reduced to $350 USD
Professor Scholarship
​Full-time college/university professors or administrators/department heads who teach a minimum number of credit hours at qualified institutions and have not yet registered for their next exam.

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​​Exam registration reduced to $350 USD
Regulator Scholarship
​Employees of financial regulators, central banks, securities commissions, qualifying stock exchanges, SROs and/or government entities. Specifically, those entities that oversee or regulate operations, standards of practice or business conduct of the investment management industry and which have entered into a program agreement with CFA Institute.

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​​Exam registration reduced to $350 USD
Media Scholarship
​Full-time or contract employees of media organizations that communicate and distribute financial news, data, and education and have not yet registered for their next exam.

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​​Exam registration reduced to $350 USD

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