In case if any of you are planning on sitting for CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) exams this coming June and December, you might consider taking advantage of this scholarship opportunity:
June 2019 and December 2019 CFA Exams
What is it?
The CFA Institute grants “Affiliated Schools” such as Baylor several scholarships per year in accordance with Official Scholarships Rules. Scholarship awards reduce the CFA Program enrollment and exam registration fees to $350, which includes the eBook curriculum.
How to apply?
If you are not enrolled in the CFA Program, you must create a CFA Institute account in order to receive your login information and access the scholarship application. The online application can be found here: https://www.cfainstitute.org/en/programs/cfa/scholarships/student
When is the application deadline?
Candidates should (1) submit the application form on the CFA Institute website and (2) email Brandon_Troegle@baylor.edu prior to January 30, 2019, though earlier applications are encouraged. In the body of the email, please include:
- A summary statement on why you should be considered for the scholarship. This statement should include what you hope to achieve by pursuing the CFA charter, your career goals, and you can discuss academic achievements/performance including GPA information in you wish.
- Expected graduation date
- Did you apply for the Access Scholarship (the other scholarship)? If not, why not?
- Any other information you believe will aid in the scholarship decision
What is the evaluation process and criteria?
Awards will be made based on a combination of factors including interest in and rationale for pursuing the CFA charter, academic accomplishments, and other personal characteristics that indicate the applicant is a strong scholarship candidate.