The CFA Institute currently sponsors two different scholarship programs: the Access Scholarship program and the Awareness Scholarship program.
Access Scholarships provide needs-based scholarship opportunities for those unable to afford the full price of the CFA Program enrollment and registration fees.
Waive the CFA Program enrollment fee and reduce the exam registration fee (includes access to the curriculum eBook) to US$250.*
Access scholarships are awarded in December to be applied to exams in the following year. If awarded, the recipient can apply the scholarship to the
- June exam (Levels I, II, and III)
- December exam (Level I only)
Application for 2022 exams: Available now
Must be completed by 15 September 2021.
Awareness Scholarships are designated for key influencers in the academic and financial communities.
Reduce the CFA Program enrollment and exam registration fee (includes access to the curriculum eBook) to US$350.*
Awareness scholarships are awarded as they are received and processed.
- Recipients of the June scholarship may only apply it to the upcoming June exam (Levels I, II, and III).
- Recipients of the December scholarship may only apply it to the upcoming December exam (Level I).
Application for December 2022 exams:
Must be submitted by 15 September 2021
If you are interested in learning more about the CFA Institute scholarship programs, you can view more details about the
CFA Scholarship Programs at the CFA Institute website.