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​CFA Society VBA Netherlands cooperates with CFA Institute, Kaplan Schweser and its University Partners to offer a number of scholarship opportunities to deserving candidates in the Netherlands. 

 Access Scholarships

In collaboration with CFA Institute approximately 15 needs-based scholarships are offered annually for the CFA Program in the Netherlands.  The scholarship covers the one-time CFA Program enrollment fee (if applicable) and redu​ces the exam registration fee (includes access to the curriculum eBook) to US$250. The online application is available from 1 March – 15 September, for exams offered the following calendar year. Your application is accepted and reviewed by CFA Institute and the CFA Society VBA Netherlands.

 Awareness Scholarships

Offered by CFA Institute, CFA Program Awareness Scholarships waive the one-time CFA Program enrollment fee (if applicable) and reduce the exam registration fee (includes access to the curriculum eBook) to US$350. The scholarships are role-based opportunities available to qualified applicants in the following categories:

• Women interested in obtaining the CFA charter
• Employees of qualified regulatory agencies
• College/university faculty
• Media organization employees
• Students attending a CFA Institute Affiliated University.
• CIPM candidates
Find out more on the CFA Institute Awareness Scholarships website page, or download the Awareness Scholarships Official Rules​.  ​

 Study Materials Scholarships

In cooperation with Kaplan, CFA Society VBA Netherlands offers up to 6 scholarships annually spread over all exam levels for Kaplan Schweser​ study materials. Under the scholarship the costs of basic study materials are waived excluding mailing costs. Any candidate meeting the application requirements may apply for the scholarship and will be screened based on motivation and personal financial situation.

Apply for a Kaplan Study Materials Scholarship at any time during the calendar year by returning this Application Form (TBA), together with your motivation letter. The motivation letter should include information and contact details on your current occupation (employer/supervisor) or study (university/professor).  
Submit your application and motivation letter to our Education Chair at CFA Society VBA Netherlands per email.

 University Partner Scholarships

Universities who participate in the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program receive a number of scholarships annually to award to their students. If you are enrolled in the CFA-track of Rotterdam School of Management, Tilburg University, University of Amsterdam or Utrecht University, contact your program director to apply for the scholarship. 

 Scholarship Deadines

15 July  CIPM Scholarship deadline
1 September  Awareness Scholarships deadline
15 September  Access Scholarships deadline 
No deadline  Kaplan Study Materials Scholarships