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 on or before 1 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) or the December exam (Level I only).
More details on the sholarships: https://www.cfainstitute.org/programs/cfa/scholarships/access
Awareness Scholarships are merit- or role-based opportunities available to qualified applicants in the media, academic, and financial communities.
Reduce the CFA Program enrollment and exam registration fee (includes access to the curriculum eBook) to US$350.*
* Scholarship candidates are responsible for any additional costs for substituting or adding the print option, including curriculum and shipping costs plus any applicable taxes and import duties.
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).